Hobbyist artist, mama of two, web developer in Oxfordshire. Loves urban sketching, watercolour, gouache, iPad art.
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Printmaking: Linocut, drypoint, and screen printing.
From the blog
Painting with a Guerrilla Painter pochade box
05 January 2020
Like any easily influenced fan, I was seduced by Lena Rivo's plein air videos, and splurged on the rather expensive Guerrilla Painter 9x12 inch pochade box in an attempt to paint like her. The weather here in the UK is nothing like Portugal, especially now in winter. So I compromised and painted in the shelter of our garage instead.
Follow Friday: James Gurney
03 January 2020
James Gurney is best known as the creator of Dinotopia, but is also a prolific plein air sketcher and online art teacher. I can't love him enough.
Follow Friday: Charlie Mackesy
20 December 2019
It was hard not to notice Charlie Mackesy’s new book in the bookshops, it was widely promoted everywhere. I was immediately drawn to his loose poignant style.
Follow Friday: The Toronto Ink Company
06 December 2019
The Toronto Ink Company, with the slogan 'We make ink from anything', was founded by Jason Logan in 2014 as a citizen science experiment to make eco-friendly, urban ink from street-harvested pigments.