Resource building

It’s a very sunny day and I am getting ready for my Year 10 Fine Art class this afternoon. The art block is spookily quiet as I prepare for my lessons. Bet Bex is out in the sun having fun! Miriam. Advertisements

New oil paintings of May Hill

Here’s a glimpse of some new work ready for Applestore Gallery’s Christmas exhibition. The one above is called May Hill meadow and is approx 60cm x 40cm. This next one is suprisingly called Red field by May Hill! And a little study called Sky over Lea….. I have updated my artists statement to include …… … Continue reading

Blog blog bloggy blog

Why oh why have we not blogged on our blog for so bloggin’ long? Well – it might be that it’s because I am feeling a bit like this at the moment………. When really I want to feel like this……… 2000 acres of sky and all that.   Half term beckons and balance will be … Continue reading

Richard Corbett at the New Leaf Gallery

Just  let you know, Miriam and I are going to our good friend Richard’s Private View this weekend. He has created an evocative series of landscapes inspired by Monmouthshire and will be Exhibiting at the New Leaf Gallery until the 29th October. I love his use of colour and think his work is really collectable, definately worth a … Continue reading

felt landscapes (and porridge)

It’s been a while since the last post – must be too relaxed as it’s holiday time! Anyway here’s a little of what I’ve been getting up to… the view on the way home from work ….yay! Summer hols start here.The sunlight does the work for me here. Then a little trip to Newnham-on-Severn and … Continue reading

ideas for painting away the summer holidays

May Hill seems to have an addictive quality – Last Thursday’s weather was absolutely glorious, and during a jaunt up the hill with my son’s beaver group, I couldn’t resist adding a few more photos to the resource collection for summer holiday painting. Gorgeous greens….. This one is typical of my photography skills but hey – … Continue reading

Horse Rustling on May Hill!

So we decided we would go for a little wander yesterday lunchtime and collect some pics of May Hill for future art work. As we were innocently taking shots of lovely May Hill and surrounding views, dressed in floral patterns, flip-flops and shrugs, we were stopped and accused of horse rustling!! Hilarious or what. The … Continue reading

May Hill beads and Forest droplets

Just been rambling around May hill taking photos of these new May Hill beads and the little forest droplets. Not a great pic,  I call this one my forest egg- might put it under one of my chickens and see what hatches out! This ones a forest droplet, inspired by walks and cycling round the beautiful … Continue reading