I have been working in my studio today – and when I was doing the ritual dance of sorting out my outdoor palette, indoor palette and generally rearrange things, music on the bose ( Joan Baez, David Bowie Van Morrisson and Leonard Cohen are the ones I remember ) and thought ‘How happy I am’  … I love being in my studio and ….  I am so lucky.  Here are some pictures  that I took in the 
winter – you can see the bubble wrap insulation on the windows…
Here is my palette ….. I use old kitchen worktops – white melamine is something I found out about from an artist boyfriend!  it makes sense to use white if you are painting on a white surface after all ….
Here is my ‘desk’ with images of William Mills – a painter I very much admire, my paint store, CD’s and bose, glasses ( several pairs) a painting I like of mine – Crab apples and Cosmos – of our garden 18 months ago … a sculpture of mine awaiting repair …..   canvas pliers ( which I also use to squeeze out the last bit of paint )  etc etc….

Here is a painting of Melbury I did from Mayo Farm ….maybe 30 years ago… I wish I could paint like that now!   I am still trying to find out how to express what I feel about the hill…..  

   
Tomorrow I will put up photos of the painting I have nearly finished – if all goes well that is!   I feel very fortunate to have a place to go that I look forward to … even at those times when painting is difficult I feel happy here, it is a good place to be!   Like this magic corner of Dorset – I count my blessings…  

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Subscribe To MyNewsletter

Join my mailing list to receive the latest news on work exhibitions and sales.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Subscribe To My Newsletter

Join my mailing list to receive the latest news and comments from my blog.

You have Successfully Subscribed!