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The Holiday Challenge

The Holiday Challenge

This summer, I had very little time to paint. Sometime, the difficulty - especially on holiday - is the lack of motivation. Setting oneself a goal to make a daily painting can become a chore if one is lacking time or inspiration. In my case this year,...

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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

No, it's not my birthday... Just the brief for some illustrations, aiming mostly at men. And it is true: when it comes to buying a card for Dad's birthday or Father's Day, we are far from spoiled with choice...! ********************* So, here are some...

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Figurative

Figurative

************* I haven't (totally) disappeared! ************** I have been kept busy with various ongoing projects and a much needed break in France to remind myself what that hot yellow thing that use to hang up in our skies feels like (and it feels goooooood!):...

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Weekly Painting - 5

Weekly Painting - 5

I am still trying to catch up with my delayed weekly paintings, I'm getting there slowly...! ******************** Here's the latest one. This time, I felt like painting eggs. I like the neutral hues of the subject, which seem so simple to restitute but...

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Snack anyone?

Snack anyone?

While everybody was holidaying in warm(er) countries, I have sought comfort in sweets and biscuits. Yep. But not eating them (well, not straight on), painting them. And then, eating them. (well. Somebody had to.) ***************

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On the road again

On the road again

Long time no see...! Well, I have hardly been on holidays; working hard on adding illustrations in to my portfolio. We all know how difficult it is when it comes to find a birthday card for our men, or a father's day treat... That's where I step in: check...

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Weekly Painting - 4

Weekly Painting - 4

I know, I know! I have missed a week! (shame on me, I had promised I would make it an absolute priority, and a few Easter chocolates later I am failing...). **************** So this Friday, despite being burried under a pile of urgent-due-for-3-days-ago...

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Weekly Painting - 3

Weekly Painting - 3

I'm back with last week's impulsive painting. Reminder of the instructions: I drop everything I'm working on, take a 20x20cm canvas and acrylics, and let my intuition do the job for me. No particular expectation, topic, just using images stored in my...

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Fly, Baby, fly!

Fly, Baby, fly!

Here's my latest baby... And how do they grow fast: I've sent it to fly all by itself straight to the selection for the Summer Exhibition of the Royal Academy! Now, make me proud! (results in a mere two months...) *************** "Red Blossoms", acrylic...

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Ouch...

Ouch...

My oldest daughter has grown almost as tall as me, the gorgeous young man at the coffee house calls me "Ma'am", and I now tick the next age box in the questionnaires... But nothing like being told during a routine eye test that I now need glasses to work...

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