Tag Archives: #IWD2021

Parrots And Plants!

9 Mar

It’s been my lockdown challenge to improve my painting skills which is why I joined Ed Sumner’s Cheese And Wine Painting Club almost a year ago. It’s working, I’m so much more confident with paint now, but strangely I’ve hardly done any printmaking during the same period. I do the weekly open sessions on Friday lunchtimes, but now and again I sign up for a Zoom tutorial, which is a small group of about 8 people and intensive tuition from Ed. That’s how I came to be painting this last night, Ed’s choice for a special class on International Women’s Day. I’m reasonably okay with portraiture but these parrots and plants are doing my head in!

 

A Chance To Own One Of My Artworks

I have some small screenprints for sale, inspired by my drawings of the taxidermy collection at Swansea Museum. I have given these antique artifacts a modern twist by combining them with images of rubbish – old fruit nets, bubble wrap and plastic – highlighting the problem of human pollution and how it affects wildlife.

To buy my work on the Swansea Print Workshop site please click the image to the left and to see the complete image.

Inspired by drawings of the taxidermy collection at Swansea Museum. I have given these antique artefacts a modern twist by combining them with images of rubbish – old fruit nets, bubble wrap and plastic – highlighting the problem of human pollution and how it affects wildlife.

20 percent of the cost of each screenprint sold goes to support Swansea Print Workshop, which receives no public funding.

Good Night From Frida And Her Parrots

8 Mar

I’ve just finished a painting lesson on Zoom, with painter Ed Sumner of the Cheese and Wine Painting Club. Our subject was Frida Kahlo in honour of today being International Women’s Day 2021. There’s still a fair bit of work to do on this, but I think it’s getting there. The parrots are going to be a challenge though. Anyway, it’s getting late, I’m painted out and I’ll carry on with this tomorrow. Nos da, good night.

%d bloggers like this: