Fun With Owls and Art in the Classroom!

A few weeks ago I was invited to spend a couple of days working with some groups of children at a local primary school on their 'owl project'. The first day began with an 'Owl Encounter'. The school had arranged for Gary the Falconer from...

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So Excited, I Could Burst…!!!!!

I'm not sure where to begin - the past couple of months has been a bit of a roller coaster ride! Back in January while recovering from a perforated ear drum (and feeling pretty sorry for myself) I bit the bullet and entered one of my paintings...

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MIWAS Big 5 Workshop

  After a bit of a slow start to 2014, I have finally had the boost I needed to get the creative juices flowing by attending the MIWAS Big 5 Workshop. Held in the beautiful old building 'Rookesbury Manor' near Wickham, that hosts the MIWAS...

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Happy New Year 2014!

I cannot believe that today is 1st January 2014! The past year has flown by so quickly like a whirlwind. So much has happened and I've learned so much - 2013 was pretty full-on so far as my art is concerned. I've achieved a whole lot more than...

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Cuddle a Wolf – Paint a Wolf!!

Today I am floating back down to Earth after an amazing experience at UKWCT (UK Wolf Conservation Trust) in Reading where I took part in a wonderful 'Painting a Wolf in Pastels' Workshop with Vic Bearcroft. This was my long awaited birthday...

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Barn Owls Appear As Summer Holidays Come To An End

Today has been HUGE! Not only did my youngest daughter start 'Big School' but I was able to get my pastels and paints out for the first time in weeks!!! The Summer holidays have been jam-packed with all sorts of exciting events - causing me...

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I’m in a Documentary about Arts Week!!!!

Hello!  Arts week came and went..as quick as a flash! After months of intensive preparation, the 10 days flew by and I really enjoyed the whole experience. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting and chatting to all the visitors exploring the Arts Trail...

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Full Speed Ahead…Arts Week Approaching!!

Helloooo!! As I write, we have just 1day left to prepare for North Somerset Arts Week 2013! I am really looking forward to taking part for the first time, and I've been painting at a prolific rate for the past few weeks! As well as Arts Week, I...

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