Silk Ribbons and roses...what am I doing??  If you've read most of the posts to date, I'm busy painting on a variety of projects, so what do I do when I need a break? I spend time in my rose garden.  I always share my garden with my online friends and followers, and I've written and posted about it my blogs before...but this is where I relax and have sp ...

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I started this painting at the beginning of December, and it is still on the go (yes the other porcelain paintings I've been working on are still being worked on too...but things dry at different times, kiln firings take time, so I maximise my time! ;) ).  This post is to document my thinking through this painting and where I am at during this series of ...

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In this post, I'll explain the Steps of an Artist's creative process by exploring the background to this painting, as well as explain how and why this new series of art works has been inspired.  The style of this painting is abstract impressionism, and I think that this post will give some insight to you, about this approach to painting- it's more than ...

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A truly magical experience, my first night in St Petersburg after a 30 hour flight!  Anyway...I would like to do two compositions of this image St Petersburg at night, one on canvas and the other in lustre work on porcelain.  The curve of the buildings on the second image makes for a more interesting design. Remembering some of my first evening i ...

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Here is a silk ribbon piece I'm experimenting with, after learning the techniques from my masterclass with Valentina, I am applying them to a few different David Austin style Roses...when I am happy with what I want to achieve, I can start my larger composition.   Orange ribbon roses, Ingrid Lee   I have been using acrylics ...

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