Well the daffodil's are in flower, the crocuses blooming in the garden and in between hail showers, my husband Mike and I have been working hard in the front, getting the drive ready for visitors during open studios for Cornwall. Check out the exhibitions page for more info
We have both moved to Helford rowing club so training hard and enjoying the new scenery on route via Mawnan Smith at the weekends.
This week my work is on display at The Four Turning's Coffee house, Feock.
New painting's on Sale soon ready for Spring
I have recently had my 'Water's Churning' painting published in a lovely journal of the sea called 'The Marine Quarterly' along with a fantastic write up, I am very proud, to be illustrating such delightful stories including, Racing home from the Scilly by Tom Jago & Scilly Pilot gigs by Amanda Martin. follow the links tab for more.......
I am currently painting cheerful winter beach scenes of Portreath ready for Christmas & I have registered for the Krowji open studios in May 2013, Dates to follow. I am very excited.
Now I just have to build the studio, No pressure!!!
Having finally settled into my new family home situated in the Parish of Carn Brea, Redruth.
Its been great to relax and visit some of my old haunts, also a joy to look out of my kitchen window and see the monument looking so vast.
Currently I am working on a commission of St Ives harbour which is a treat to work on and I am very busy training out on the River Fal gig rowing, getting ready to compete for the London river race held on September 15th.
My work is also featured in the summer edition of the Marine Quartly magazine, which is all very exciting!
Wow! May seems to have literally flown by, we have had 3 winning ducks swim over to france,so that's very exciting, along with many other winners posted on facebook, I will list them on here asap, Ive just moved house and cant wait to get the the studio running, ive been doing some life drawing at Krowji which is a local arts group down the road and painted the Nutrock race on the left on return from rowing at the Scillies.
I have a commission of St Ives and I am busy training for the London River Race in September, very exciting!
Meet Kaliko Billington the latest winner!
Kaliko found her duck at Trevaunance cove St agnes, registered the duck code to claim her prize, what a clever girl!
I have almost completed a large commission of Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall, 3 box canvases approximately 4ft wide by 5ft tall seen below, its going really well indeed, and I am excited to finish it, I am thouroughly enjoying working on a larger scale.
Fantastic Stuff, last month prooved to be a refreshing start to the New Year, A company called Seagul Outboards has been so impressed with my work that it has taken my painting's and promoted them direct from there website.
Seagul offers my original paintings and prints along with another artist, Elsie Barge, that paints barge wear.. Follow the links page for more information.
Currently I have 3 commissions, one of which is under way and going really well.
Lets hope I can find some time to complete the rock painting I started last year, I would like it ready for the Scilly's/ Olympics!
Last month was extremely busy and it hasent finshed yet, I completed 2 commissions in time for christmas and currently I'm working on a grand seascape of gwithian with lots of dune grass and beach in the foreground.
Im looking to move into my new house any day now, and will opening a new studio later in the year, im hoping offically for spring, but probably earlier if you would like to drop in for a coffee and look at my work.
Wishing all of my Tidalmarks members and customers a very Happy New Year for 2012.