News, News 2017, Painting

A postcard from 1923

I have a new hobby: I am painting plants and insects on the back of vintage postcards, from the Victorian era up to pre world war II. Some are still blank but others were written and sent. I love reading the faded words, inspecting the old stamps, imagining the people writing soft and loving words… Continue reading A postcard from 1923

Art courses, News, News 2017, Painting

Hampshire Artists Open Studios

Hello everyone! It is the time of year to open studio doors and welcome people to see my work and have a chat! My studio, house and garden will be open from Friday 25 to Monday 28, with a preview on the Thursday evening. I will be painting most of the time so you can… Continue reading Hampshire Artists Open Studios

News, News 2016

Instagram and interview

What a miserable, cold and rainy Sunday for Mr Flora's Patch's birthday! We thought we would stay at home, doing some gardening and relaxing, avoiding the Bank holiday traffic and general busy-ness of the week-end, but our outdoors chill out plans are rather ruined... Two bits of news today: I started an Instagram account. Considering… Continue reading Instagram and interview

News, News 2016, Painting

Hampshire Artists Open Studios 2016

This year I am taking part in HAOS away from my studio! I have been invited to join a group called ArtSeen. For many reasons, it made more sense to exhibit with a group this year so I accepted their kind invitation. The event will take place in Lockerley, a pretty village not far from… Continue reading Hampshire Artists Open Studios 2016