Tag: abstract art

  • The Birds and the Dragon: Fear and Love

    Once upon a time a creature emerged from the deep blue lake and surprised the birds nearby into silence. Gazing at the birds with a sort of recognition, the creature smiled. The birds saw the creature’s giant lips peel back and sharp yellowy teeth glistened in the sunlight. Bobbing down, the birds prepared for flight […]

  • Being Human is Weird and Wonderful

    This drawing I made yesterday feels disturbing. It’s kind of insect-like, yet has an ‘as above, so below’ feel to it. But the grey half is different to the colourful half. It’s like the colour has sucked itself out to exist for a while as colour and will eventually return. The colour is dancing, going, […]

  • Why Abstract Art is Better Than Figurative Art

    In therapy this week I allowed my inner 5 year old child to paint and she painted this abstract piece (and told a gruesome story about a butterfly and an ant). As she painted I realised I never liked making figurative images (except cartoon faces, which I drew loads of when I was a little […]

  • The Beauty of the Setting Sun

    This photo shows the light of the setting sun on trees at Stanmer Park. I just love the orangey purple of the light on the branches and the contrasting areas of shade. As I walked through the woods I felt utter joy at the gorgeous display. It was incredibly cold but even so I felt […]

  • Artists Responding With Love

    This postcard is my response to the affect of Covid and Black Lives Matter on me. The collective trauma of Covid-19 sparked memories of personal childhood trauma, which I was able to hold and work through. When the Black Lives Matter movement swelled, I connected with it as a feminist. All of this broke my heart […]

  • Square Dots #1: sexism and dinero

    If you would like to know the price of Square Dots #1 contact me. If that statement makes you nervous, there’s no pressure to buy. Do feel free to ask me questions about my work. Read on for insights into my painting process…

  • Square Dots #2 – a work in progress

  • Square Dots #1

    If you would like to know the price of Square Dots #1, contact me. If that statement makes you nervous, there’s no pressure to buy. Do feel free to ask me questions about my work.

  • Spring Wonderland (2020)

    If you would like to know the price of Spring Wonderland contact me. If that statement makes you nervous, there’s no pressure to buy. Do feel free to ask me questions about my work.

  • Triangle Lines and Sunlit Patches (2020)

    If you would like to know the price of Triangle Lines and Sunlit Patches please contact me. If that statement makes you nervous, there’s no pressure to buy. Do feel free to ask me questions about my work.