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…

SALE 30% OFF

Art is for Everyone, why not you? Already seen an item you like, feel free to make an offer. Supporting those in isolation with the opportunity to brighten your days. Stay safe.

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

Passionate about Orfordness Lighthouse

Recent sketches and etchings have evolved from a newly grown passion for Orfordness lighthouse, thanks to Mark Baines (organising) & Mark Thacker (fabulous guided tour). Visit http://www.orfordnesslighthouse.co.uk for further information, to book a visit and/ or become a friend of the lighthouse. Orfordness Lighthouse, built in 1792, is now close to the edge of the…

Greeting Cards

New greeting cards now available from Etsy.com. Free UK delivery

Essence of Place

This time, I’m simplifying and adapting colour for the impression of feeling and essence of place…of course, knowing when to stop is another issue for another post. Blue evokes the expansive, awakening nature for me and at its palest (my favourite) I find my calm. Orange dances lively across the page, transformational autumn with a…

Sugarlift and Aquatint

Last week at the beginning of a new term with Sudbourne Park Printmakers I began working with copper and experimenting with ‘sugarlift’ to create the image of trees which were sketched from visits to Sutton Hoo (photo 1) in Suffolk.   The process involves painting or drawing using the sugar solution, onto a prepared metal…

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