“Storm in a Teacup” – Oil Painting Complete

Here we are at last! Phew, what a journey. Happy to share with you all my latest painting "Storm in a Teacup" which I thought up on cold winter day while revisiting old music from my teenage years.I had never used the expression storm in a teacup before but it is...

“Harbinger” – Oil Painting Complete

New year, new painting! That's what I wrote on instagram when I began this piece...now a million hours later we have come to its conclusion I like this painting, it has all the hope and sentiment of the new year while also having a darker undertone running throughout....

“Wonderland” – Oil painting complete

It's been awhile since I made a proper blog post! This painting seemed to need it though. I took the reference photos for this painting on a whim end of October. It was cold, frosty and this patch of moss was sitting on top of a boulder bathed in light. I loved the...

“Hunger” – Oil Painting Complete

I am very late adding blog posts about my most recent paintings. But I figured better late than never! This was the last oil painting I had completed before my maternity leave ended. From the end of the summer when I painted "My Heart is a Myth" about vulnerability...

“My Heart is a Myth” – Oil Painting Complete

Hello everyone! Hope you all have had an amazing summer and are getting in the mood for fall. After the "Blood, Ash and Bone" collection was completed I had this urge to go from discussing connections of minds and people to inner heart spaces. The first of which you...

“Wardens of the Land” – Oil Painting Complete

Here it is! The final and last painting I had planned for the "Blood, Ash and Bone" collection. This painting never made it to either of the shows, but it was actually one of the original concepts. It was always intended to be the counterpart to the painting "Keepers...

“Blood, Ash & Bone” – Oil Painting Complete

So, here it is - the last and final painting in the series - from which I got it's name! It feels immensely bittersweet writing this blog post as I know now a huge part of my life the past 9 months is now coming to an end. Before this collection, I hadn't painted...

“Salt of the Earth” – Oil Painting Complete

Here we are, already closing in on the end of the series now! This painting was the 7th out of 8 paintings made for this collection and it is the only up close and personal portrait in the series. It is in fact the largest face I've ever painted - and I gotta say - I...

“The Bond” – Oil Painting Complete

Today I will be writing about the 6th painting in my "Blood, Ash & Bone" series called "The Bond"! Gosh, it took me forever to name this painting. I knew what the painting was about but it was difficult to find the right title to express it. "The Bond" is a...

“Memory” – Oil Painting Complete

Today I am sharing the painting "Memory" which was a concept I made before I even knew I was going to have a solo show! This was way back end of August when farmers were starting to create hay bales and they littered the countryside around my home. I think they are...

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