Nature the healer

What with lockdown and an ME/cfs flare up, I was beginning to think I’d misplaced my painting mojo. Fortunately, with patience, encouragement, grit and of course all essential action I’m coming back. Nature uplifts and surprises, providing a visual feast for the eyes in this gorgeous part of the UK at present. I’m certainly embracing…

New Listings

New listings now being added daily. Original ‘Ancient Tree’ etchings are now available in two colour options, six currently available at £20 each. ‘The Path’ and ‘Summer Field’ are original paintings on canvas supports, painted edges and ready to hang at £90 each. http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WildThymeStudio

New Listings

Small, original watercolour images created during river walks and coastal visits. These can now be purchased from Etsy.com. Sale from 21st July until 20th August 2019.

Out from under darkness

Today I’m reminded what it takes to keep uplifted, out from under the darkness of chronic health conditions, those that threaten to hold us hostage from the outside world…thinking of those that I cherish, those that push through the pain & those that physically or mentally can’t. Recent watercolour sketches express my quiet moments witnessing…

Simplifying

Following on from the last post, this is an example of moving on and then possibly moving too far on. I’m reminded to bring myself back to the awareness of that one fleeting moment… Firstly, in image one, the sky feels expansive, endless possibilities…Secondly, image two (and my favourite) demonstrates the delicacy and brightness of…

Realisation: Autumn Woodland

The local woodlands are still abundant with rich, striking colours. I love to immerse myself, witnessing nature as the sun rises and sets…sometimes I even sketch. It’s never a case of just what I see, it’s an impression, a feeling. Those feelings however can be so expansive and positively overwhelming that I find my work,…

Autumn Sketches

Everywhere I go there’s my small sketchbook, pens and watercolour. It only takes a few strokes to capture the moment and some additional photos. Inspiration and resources are soon abundant. Waterproof ink was used on this occasion, retaining the structure of the line when washed over with watercolour. My first sketches, below, were scribbly immediate…

Open Studio This Weekend

Lovely turn out last weekend and I’m looking forward to meeting more of you tomorrow and Sunday. Open between 11am and 5pm. ‘Standing Strong,’ by Susan Whatling