This week I harvested my first ever crop of potatoes. These were late potatoes planted in exuberant mood at the height of the summer having been on my new allotment for 6 weeks. I was desperate to plant something as you can imagine after having waited years to get a lotty. They grew like topsy for weeks but then the frost got them – yes … Continue reading Hares and Harvest
EASTER PRINT – Giveaway! – FIND the Golden BUNNY & WIN a PRINT! How to enter:- 1) Click the blue link alongside each of the 5 bunny images to be taken to the image source 2) Search for that gold bunny silhouette on the image 3) Once you’ve found it EMAIL the answer to me at firstname.lastname@example.org… 4) FINALLY share this post TWICE on Facebook … Continue reading Easter Print Giveaway! Win a watercolour Animal Print
Finally got a chance today to sit down with my idea for painting a hare in amongst the grass – here is my earlier post about that if you want to see where I’m coming from:) https://eastwitching.com/2013/10/11/new-ideas-animals-in-the-landscape/ I had done all my tasks and duties yesterday to clear a timespace to devote to this idea which will just not be still in my mind! I … Continue reading Nocturn
I spent a very restless night last night.Up at 1am and still awake at 5am…with art on my mind. Over the last few weeks I have been very unsettled and looking to create some art that is really rich and intertwined with the mysteries of nature. I wanted a cozy and homely feel where nature rules (as she does despite our best efforts to impede … Continue reading New Ideas – Animals in the Landscape
That’s it! I’ve decided to really go outside my painting size comfort zone. Now “big” to me is A3 as I am usually an 8×10 inch kind of girl. Also I can’t go bigger than A3 as my scanner won’t take it and I want to be able to scan my artwork and make cards and possible prints in the future. The reason – this … Continue reading Busying Around Ready to Paint a Big Massive Hare!
A few months ago I went mad and set myself up with a little website. I thought it was about time that I branched out from Etsy and excitedly learned new skills to do with using this new platform. It was hard going and I never really felt that the “look” was what I was after. I soldiered on though, adding images and trying to … Continue reading Bringing it all back Home