Category Archives: General Blog

May 2012

Whilst down in Malvern last week I spotted the beautiful work of  batik artist  Marie Therese King……………… Her seagull print is particularly eye catching, She has captured the movement of the sea and the birds using unusual muted colours ………see … Continue reading

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April 2012

An unexpected treat at Sheffield this year as I arrived for the Snooker was the fantastic exhibition in the Millenium Gallery “Families”  You are greeted by the huge Singer Sargent painting of the three Vickers Sisters. There are also portraits … Continue reading

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March 2012

On our morning run today Salty and I saw our first skylark of the season, Flying so high , singing its lovely song and then falling like a stone down to earth……………………an amazing display from what looks such an unassuming little bird! … Continue reading

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February 2012

A chilly start to February with some crisp, frosty mornings.  Out for a walk with Salty C Dog in the fields. I have been busy with my horse and rider portraits building up my equestrian  portfolio.  I loved the feature in … Continue reading

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January 2012

Since reading the Davinci Code in 2006 I have wanted to visit Roslyn Chapel……….A bright winter’s January day…………….perfect for light through stained glass windows! The Chapel lies south of Edinburgh in Midlothian.  Founded in 1446 by William St Claire, the … Continue reading

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December Blog

A few years ago I had the privelige of meeting and working with the artist and events manager Ag Cain.  A wicked sense of humor…………………sending his most original Christmas cards which I keep in my studio all year round!…………….see his … Continue reading

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November Blog

Hazel’s portrait coming along fine,…………….. just a few more details to work on…..hands are so hard to do! A bright,cold winter’s day, perfect for a trip inland from the Northumberland coast to take some pictures of the stunning landscape. Passing … Continue reading

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October blog

October blog After many years of promising myself, I finally managed to get back in the saddle and start riding again! The motivation being to ride along the beach at Bamburgh. A lovely sunny day, a willing horse and away … Continue reading

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September blog

Salty C Dog cards are launched at Autumn fair…… Good response with orders going nationwide  and enquiries for art prints as well! Inspired by the Time Team programs we set off to Cirencester to see the archaeological finds in the … Continue reading

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August Blog

Salty C Dog card proofs are back from the printers and looking good.  Many thanks to Tim and Howard at Kent Vallley Printers for all their hard work and advice. www.kentvalley.net 4 designs will be on sale at Burleigh Horse … Continue reading

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