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Painting Autumn Apples

https://youtu.be/4eueyEH8oto You can check out my latest You tube video above in which I show you the whole process on how I painted these Autumnal Apples! I went on a lovely walk this morning just as the sun was rising and took some great photos of the gorgeous mist over the valley, and the sunlight… Continue reading Painting Autumn Apples

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Welcoming Autumn

It's official, September has arrived and I am here for it! Autumn is my favourite time of year. I love the changing leaves, the sunlight, acorns and pine cones, mushrooms and toadstools, crunching through dried leaves, wearing jumpers and lighting candles in the home again. Conkers- on my morning walk In April I started morning… Continue reading Welcoming Autumn

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Family History Crafting

Aren't old photographs, documents, letters and postcards fascinating? They provide such an intimate snapshot into the life of our ancestors. I for one find it so interesting to see how my grandparents, great grandparents and beyond communicated, what they looked like and what they valued. I love the texture of old, delicate, stained paper. The… Continue reading Family History Crafting

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Bug painting

I have been doing a lot more detailed paintings recently, trying to achieve more hyper realistic effect. Here is one of my most recent paintings, it is based on a close up photograph of a grass hopper. Here is the photograph it is based upon: The photograph is by photographer Levon Biss (You can see… Continue reading Bug painting