Some self reflection

I took a step back from the internet – I’ve always had some sort of presence on social media – when my Husband finished work for the Christmas break on the 15th of December. I was using some websites pretty avidly in the month or so before this date and honestly, I was feeling like…

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Why do I/You paint?

Why do I paint? I’ve often asked myself this. Why do I create paintings, drawings and write? It’s mostly addiction. Not to the process of creating itself, because I personally have taken breaks from the creative process before. But addicted to that strange and often horrible feeling afterwards. That feeling of euphoria that you’ve created…

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Teasing composition

I’ve been doing a little bit of playing about with some painting planning again today. It did involve drawing out some more fish. As I wasn’t entirely happy with what I had come up with before, only just hitting the mark with the last one. Besides, it’s always a pleasure to play about with designs…

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Further Progress

I started some of these images last week, but only really got round to posting them today – mostly due to the feeling of a stressful and upsetting weekend thanks to my jaw playing up. We’ve more or less come to the conclusion that the jaw is due to stress, worry and anxiety anyway over…

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Having a spot of bother

I’ve been upstairs twice this week – onto the top floor of my house and into my studio space. I haven’t been using it lately, but since writing this blog I’ve actually had the desire to create something… anything! But the top floor has become a bit of a dumping ground for things gathered as…

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The new start

I am currently standing at the forefront of the biggest change in my life. I am six weeks away from giving birth (Roughly, as we can never really predict these things exactly) to my first child. I am in a stable and very loving relationship with my husband – we’ve been together for nearly 9…

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