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Artist blog - When does destruction breed creation? Creating Birth from Death with Art.

Artist blog - When does destruction breed creation? Creating Birth from Death. There is a fundamental circularity in life. A natural rhythm. These are the certainties in life – we are all born. We die. There is comfort in that certainty. But often, in the darkness and despair of death, there is new life. Life goes on no matter what. And often, when lives are touched by death, the life that is then continued takes on an extra precious quality. It is imbued with significance that perhaps before was taken for granted.   And yet, not all destruction is bad. Sometimes, destruction is necessary to create something new. Something different. Something better than it was before. Existing takes effort.   Creating...

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Top Tips To Choosing Your Perfect Artwork - Colour

Do you love art, but struggle to choose the perfect painting for your home? Do you wonder what colours to use to bring your home to life? Then read on for my top tips how to use colour to find the perfect artwork to decorate your home with style, elegance, and creativity!   As an artist, I have a unique insight into people’s decision-making process when it comes to choosing the perfect artwork for their home! What do many people struggle with? Colour!   Colour is such an emotive topic… Everybody has a favourite colour! Most of us have a colour that immediately transports us back to a specific experience – a favourite vacation, childhood experience, or emotional moment. And...

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Life's a Journey, Not a Destination - New Artworks

There is a famous quote “life is a journey, not a destination” attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson. These words have always spoken to me. No more so than when I moved to London nearly 10 years ago in search of adventure. I had no expectations of what my life in London would be like. While I came to London with a job in a bank (my day job), I truthfully had no set notions of what London would be for me – a short stint, a temporary adventure, or a life-long love affair. I just didn’t know and I couldn’t predict how things were going to turn out. And I still can’t. But in reality, those ten years have been...

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London Moving Sale!

I'm having a massive moving sale where absolutely all of my artworks - from brand new originals, to super affordable prints, and older ink studies, will be on sale at substantial savings.  The dates are June 2-3 and June 9-10 from 11 to 6 pm.  Come by and visit at 62 Brookwood Road, London SW18 5BY.  Entry is free and families are welcome. :-)

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Video 12 - Dispatches from the Art Studio - In my garden talking about spring, spring flowers, and my love of hellebores

Spring flowers, spring in london, and my love of hellebores and spring flowers Hi all! Well, this week, spring is finally well and truly upon us! Lots of spring flowers are out and about looking their absolute best! Even though we're expecting a weekend freeze in London over the next couple of days, I hope that we'll return to spring very shortly. In this video, I talk about my own spring flowers, including hellebores and how I find inspiration in their colours and diversity. I'd love to know what are your favourite spring flowers?  Head on over to Facebook or YouTube and tell me what spring flowers you particularly love!  Sign up to my dispatches from the art studio email to gain...

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