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Painting selected for Society of Women Artists Exhibition

Painting selected for Society of Women Artists Exhibition

  The Society of Women Artists Exhibition is now open. I am delighted that my painting Tulipa Estella Rijnveld has been accepted for the SWA exhibition this year. The exhibition is normally in the Mall Galleries  in  London but this year is online because of the...

New gold leaf painting

New gold leaf painting

Agapanthus on gold Oil on gessoboard with gold leaf 24 x 18 inches For sale This is the largest gold leaf painting I have created. Lockdown provided time to paint the detail of these beautiful flower heads.

Latest Painting

Latest Painting

Rose in Evening Light Oil painting on wooden board 10 x 10 inches 25.4 x 25.4cm Now sold The soft golden light on this painting was achieved with thin layers of transparent gold paint.

Lockdown Knickerbocker Glory

Lockdown Knickerbocker Glory

Oil painting on gessoboard 14 x 11 inches For sale Signed limited edition Giclée prints can be ordered This painting is inspired by the rainbow pictures I see in house windows on my walks thanking the staff of the NHS. I have to say that the finished result wasn’t...

Tulipa Estella Rijnveld

Tulipa Estella Rijnveld

This Parrot tulip, which was so popular with Dutch artists in the Golden Age, provided a dazzling display in the garden this spring. Oil on cradled gessoboard 40 x 40 centimetres For sale.

Tulip Mania

Tulip Mania

This Spring tulips provided an endless source of inspiration for paintings. These two paintings, which are larger than many of my recent flower paintings, have just been completed. Contact me for details. Tulipa Pink Star on Gold 18 x 24 inches Oil on gessoboard with...

New Still Life painting

New Still Life painting

  Variegated Rose and Cherries with a Silver Goblet Oil painting on gessoboard 10 x 8 inches For sale

Next Exhibition

Next Exhibition

I am pleased to announce that I am part of Holloways Garden Art Exhibition. The exhibition takes place at Holloways, Suckley, Worcestershire from 7th-13th February and brings together the work of 25 artists. Please follow the link to see further details. I will be...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Looking forward to summer on this dark winter day. I captured this sunlit pink rose in a shady spot last summer. It is painted on imitation gold leaf over a gessoboard. Framing can be arranged.

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

A Happy Christmas to you. Thank you for looking at my website. Please contact me direct for further information about my paintings. You can also subscribe to my mailing list for monthly updates on exhibitions and new work.

Thank you to visitors of my Worcestershire Open Studios

Thank you to visitors of my Worcestershire Open Studios

Thank you to all of you who visited me at Worcestershire Open Studios this year. It was lovely to see old friends and to welcome new visitors. Thank you too for your kind comments and interest and for coming out on one of the hottest days of the year. The most popular...

Ready for Worcestershire Open Studios this weekend

Ready for Worcestershire Open Studios this weekend

I will be taking part in Worcestershire Open Studios this weekend. Sweet Peas in a blue glass vase is just one of a number of new paintings on show in my home.  We look forward to welcoming visitors. Details of the event can be found at...

Latest Painting on Gold Leaf

Latest Painting on Gold Leaf

Rockii Peony Oil painting on gold leaf 8 x 8 inches Unframed. Now sold. I found this beautiful Rockii Peony at RHS Rosemoor. It is painted on genuine gold leaf on board and built up in layers of semi-transparent oil paint.    

Purple Iris

Purple Iris

Oil on MDF board 54.5cm x 30cm Unframed. Email for pricing and framing At last summer is here. I have been doing a series of flower paintings recently and Spetchley Gardens, just outside Worcester, is providing an abundant source of ideas. I am busy preparing work for...

New small gold leaf painting – Magenta Anemone

New small gold leaf painting – Magenta Anemone

This 6x6 inch painting of a magenta anemone is painted on 24 carat gold leaf on board. It is part of a planned series of smaller paintings to be hung individually or in groups. There is also a 8x8 inch Christmas Rose painting on gold leaf which is  similar to that...