It has been a long 20 months since I last wrote a blog post. I didn’t post the photos of my ‘finished’ paintings for my graduation show because I hated them so much! They were rushed and it showed. I am a perfectionist and I put so much pressure on myself that I couldn’t paint.… Continue reading Falling back in love with painting
I haven’t been able to add much in the way of paintings because I have been having such a nightmare! I have really struggled with the backgrounds of my paintings, there have been too many disasters to list them all here but let’s just say I am currently on redo paintings set number 5!! I… Continue reading Battling through disaster after disaster.
This may turn into a rather long piece but please bear with me. I took a lot of photos because I was so interested in what I saw. This has given me lots of food for thought to explore, when/if I do my Masters! I was incredibly fortunate to be invited by Ceredigion Museum to… Continue reading Ceredigion Museum visit.
8th April 2018 Okay so my diary plan hit a major snag! I’m having such a disaster with my paintings that they have been my sole focus recently, leaving no time to blog!! So I am going to revert back to just blog postings without the diary. Hopefully you’ll find it easier to navigate than… Continue reading 8th April
1st March 2018 It’s been a while since my last diary post. I have been busy, sourcing new lingerie and working on my paintings. The new background that I chose for my new paintings didn’t work. I wanted to use my built-in wardrobe as a back drop. It’s cream with gold beading. Aesthetically it worked… Continue reading 1st March
So over the Christmas period I continued with my series of bra paintings. These were slightly different to the first painting. Firstly, they were all A3, and secondly, they were all painted with the same background; the wallpaper in my hallway. Due to the lack of light and room to set up an easel I… Continue reading More bra paintings
After teasing you all with my last post I thought it only fair to leave you a little Christmas present of the final work-in-progress photographs and the final finished piece! I continued with creating layers to build up the lace effect on the bra itself. I used acrylic mediums for the first time with this… Continue reading New work part 2.