About the artist
Expressing the wonder of the beautiful British coast and countryside in an impressionistic style; paintings, prints & cards.
Freedom and wonder are the words that best describe how I feel in nature. My desire to paint is ignited by the colour, light and atmosphere surrounding me.
On the shore I breathe in deeply, water glimmers like crystal dancing against colours of the deep. The water spreads its salty taste in the air as waves surge and retreat. Birdsong fills the overgrown lanes, their voices carried on the wind. Cow parsley offers up its delicate pale blooms in a simple yet beguiling way. Hillsides gently glow in the afternoon sun and delicate flower heads sway in the meadows.
Back in the studio, with my canvas primed and stained ready, the first expressive marks go down in a lively spontaneous way.
Working primarily in acrylics and oils my paintings are often described as exuding a sense of peace. With impressionistic, loose and expressive strokes,
thin paint gives way to thick as possibilities present themselves and the painting develops.
Textures emerge with brushes, sticks and tools containing colours of the earth, natural hues of indigo blue, fresh greens and warm terracottas. The adventure begins…
On entering Itchenor after Travis Perkins follow bend to right, our house is opposite the ferry sign.
Greengates, Itchenor Green, Itchenor, PO20 7DA