Meeting Mandy Shepherd.

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...
It’s all about the feathers!

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...
Golden Eyes – my latest feather painting.

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...
Big, Bold, Barn Owl.

Big, Bold, Barn Owl.

For about a week now, I’ve had the urge to paint a big, bold Barn Owl. Last night, we saw a Super Blue Moon and I’m not sure if that had anything to do with it, but I sat and painted exactly that! A Big Bold Barn Owl. I had every intention of taking...
March Madness with Mixed-Media!!

March Madness with Mixed-Media!!

As is often the case with me, I’ve been dabbling with some new ideas and just recently it’s been ‘mixed-media’. I’ve been experimenting using different papers as both grounds and collage material with varied and¬†interesting results....