Category Archives: Inspiration

Exploring my creations responding to a jungle theme

 Developing on a initial inspiration and developing a theme I am often asked about how I create my work so I thought that I would share some of my creative  processes. The inspiration for this series started life with a … Continue reading

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Networking meeting up with other creatives/ keeping motivated

It is often easy to become isolated during the creative process and if your not careful this can lead to the old creative block.This is very much the case when much of your income is derived from your creative work. … Continue reading

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Creative blocks and thoughts on overcoming them

Being creative by nature I have always been involved in lots of creative projects, so when the old creative block kicks it is often easy to put of dealing with this by immersing yourself in other creative activities instead. Now … Continue reading

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Working on a community mural

Over the last six  weeks I have been working on a community mural project in Eastleigh Hampshire with the theme of the four seasons. Working on a commission is always an interesting process the difference being that , in the … Continue reading

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Kickstarting the creative flow

As with all creative processes it is very easy to become fixed in a particular style of working, what with deadlines and limited time around other creatives this is always a potential problem.It is interesting how by spending lots of … Continue reading

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Update re my art exhibition at Greyladies Art Centre

If you are reading this post because you  have attended this exhibition I just wanted to say thank you for all of your support and kind comments. Now into our 4th day I am glad to say that I have … Continue reading

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Completed Seascape Sunset

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I thought that you might want to see my completed seascape , I completed it a few weeks ago but have just received my new camera. I am really happy with the new version I hope you like it to.

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Creating my second commissioned sea landscape

My Final version of the painting now hanging in the clients surgery     Bantham beach version 1 My second  commission was an interesting challenge for me as I had never created this kind of work before and I rarely … Continue reading

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Linework leaves based theme experimenting with the image

I often enjoy starting with a previous design and then pushing the design that bit further ,examples if this can be seen the following images. Using the  jungle play painting as a starting point I created a section of the … Continue reading

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Creating my jungle dreams

I love the idea of using a conventional image using my imagination to add a little something more , starting with a photograph that I took on a sunny day in my back garden. In this case I found myself … Continue reading

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