Anemones in Oriental Vase
Watercolour on paper 46 x 35cm (artwork size - larger with frame) Soft brushed gold frame. I grew these anemones. They were painted from life with the watercolour flowing rapidly across the paper. They were such wily plants to paint...
Chinoiserie and Poppies
Acrylic on canvas 90 x 75cm Framed in natural timber. I was inspired to paint this by the memory of the first time I planted poppies, ranunculus and anemones. This painting evolved slowly, as each one unfurled they were painted individually....
Acrylic and collage on canvas 60cm x 60cm in natural pine frame I first saw Hibiscus in Elvis Presley’s movie “Blue Hawaii” and then in the movie “South Pacific”. So, my fascination with tropical flowers saw Papua New Guinea, Hawaii...
Acrylic on canvas 60cm x 60cm natural pine frame Colour wherever you look in my own garden at the beginning of summer – there are blue salvias and hundreds of roses and so many more plants are bursting above like...
First Roses of Summer
Acrylic on canvas 60cm x 60cm in natural pine frame The first roses of summer are intensely coloured and the foliage is fresh and bright. Self-sown cosmos weave their random magic through the garden beds adding sparkle and hundreds of...
Acrylic and collage on canvas 60cm x 60cm in natural pine frame In 2019 I visited many isolated towns and villages in Mexico and Cuba. I saw so many yellow flowers, particularly the golden trumpets of Allamanda and the Copper...
Acrylic and collage on canvas 100cm x 100cm in natural pine frame The viewer is transported to an exotic island in the South Pacific – reminiscent of my days based in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea and island hopping whilst employed...
Red Geraniums in the Cote D'Azure
Acrylic on canvas 60 x 50cm Framed in natural timber. The view from the cliff-top garden of Eze which overlooks the Mediterranean Sea is breathtaking. I just love red geraniums in terracotta pots! I found these on an old stone terrace.