This week has been brimful of creativity, which is how I like it! The painting above was about 75% complete when this photo was taken. Working on it has been a pleasure. The colour red was given to me as a starting point and sometimes, one simple prompt is all that I need. The art-lover…… Continue reading Joy in creativity
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Irish mythology. My art (and 6 facts) about The Morrigan.
*An Mórrígan is pronounced ‘On Mor-ig-awn’. It was my pleasure, and a challenge, to try and do justice to The Morrigan in paint. She is not just a powerful figure from Irish mythology, she also symbolizes many aspects of the modern female psyche. The research I did for this took a while, and the painting took place…… Continue reading Irish mythology. My art (and 6 facts) about The Morrigan.
One of my favourite artists, Salvador Dali, was born on this day (May 11th) in 1904. Sometimes I add seashells, sand, and all sorts of material to my pictures, and it was Dali who inspired me to do that: he used to glue stones to his paintings. This one is called ‘Soar’ and I painted…… Continue reading May meditation
Paint, poetry, philosophy…and a mouse.
This is a picture that I made using mixed media on paper. It is unfinished, yet I am content to leave it exactly as it is. The expression “Art is never finished, only abandoned” has been attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci and many others, but it actually came into being because of the words of…… Continue reading Paint, poetry, philosophy…and a mouse.