A Feathery Update!

It's been a busy couple of months which has included North Somerset Arts Week, The Wildlife Art Society Annual Exhibition, The Royal Bath And West Show, and throughout the whole time, my exhibition continued at WWT Slimbridge. My feet have hardly touched...

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I’ve Landed At Slimbridge!

As the sign says, 'I've Landed at Slimbridge'!I've just returned from hanging an exhibition of my work in the Cheng-Kim Loke Gallery at WWT Slimbridge, and I'm grinning from ear to ear!The first time I visited Slimbridge was around 9 years ago when I was...

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Birdfair 2018!

I'm still coming back down to earth as I write this after a wonderful weekend exhibiting at Birdfair for the first time. The past few months have been both exciting and stressful while preparing for this huge event. To date, Birdfair is the biggest show I've taken...

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Meeting Mandy Shepherd.

My role as a member of the TWASI Council (The Wildlife Art Society International) has led to some exciting encounters within the wildlife art world, and the most recent - meeting Mandy Shepherd is no exception! This year's TWASI Annual Exhibition has coincided with a...

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In The Golden Hour – A Different Perspective

When I titled this original painting, I was thinking of the gorgeous light that happens in the hour after sunset, before the darkness of night closes in. In photography terms, this is known as 'The Golden Hour' and I'd imagined this owl making good use of that light...

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Reach For The Stars and Follow Your Dreams!

I'm grinning from ear to ear! I've had a busier than usual week which has resulted in a hugely positive result for me - I have been warmly welcomed in to a wonderful gallery called 'The Frame Gallery' in Odiham, Hampshire. Their list of artists is impressive - I'm...

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It’s all about the feathers!

If I had £1 for every time I'm asked where I get my feathers from, I'd be a wealthy woman! Being my most used surface to paint on, this topic arises quite frequently - in the past 2 days alone I have been asked twice on Facebook and also on Instagram 'Where do you get...

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Exhibition #65 – Win Original Art!!

Exhibition #65 is an exhibition organised by North Somerset Arts for the interim year between it's famous 'Arts Weeks'. Held at No 65, Nailsea High Street, there will be 4 seperate shows during 11th April - 3rd June 2018. In total, there are 43 Artists taking part,...

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EWA 2018, Here we come!

I'm delighted to have been selected to exhibit at EWA (Exhibition of Wildlife Art) again this year! I've been working away behind the scenes on a series of new feather paintings to exhibit throughout the year - now I have to decide which ones to enter this exciting...

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Golden Eyes – my latest feather painting.

If you were to ask me about my feather paintings, I'd probably tell you that I always start with the eyes. That was until yesterday, when I was working on my latest painting. I remembered to take some 'work-in-progress' pictures (I often forget to do this when I'm...

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