I'm Fascinated By Colour, Light And Paint Itself. I'm Drawn Equally To Still Life Work And Semi Abstract Painting Because I Enjoy Using My Imagination And Intuition As Much As Observing The Subtle Changes Of Shape And Colour As Light Shifts Over A Set Up In Front Of Me. I've Started To Combine These Two Approaches Which Is Really Exciting. I enjoy the feeling of mystery and not knowing the outcome as I paint; the best paintings are definitely adventures of discovery.
Sometimes My Paintings Are Bold And Intuitive; At Others, Quiet And Observed.
I live In North Norfolk with my husband, photographer Tony Buckingham and our two teenagers. My studio is at the bottom of our wild garden that we are slowly taming! We're a few Minutes from a restored canal where we sometimes swim and a ten-minute drive from the sea.
This painting was created during summer 2022 when I taught my six week long course Experimental Still Life. The challenge was to create a work without using any brushes and it was an exciting process, ...