As a Painter

I have loved colour ever since I struggled to get brightness from my Windsor and Newton paint box, with a straggly tiny brush, age about nine. I now use, liberally, acrylic paint and apply it with brush, palette knife, fingers and, in fact, what ever suits.

I have totally loved making these paintings. I often paint out doors, en plein air for the posh!! I have a number of sites that I return to often, as does David Hockney, a hero of mine.

Painting is a true adventure. There is purpose, risk, (although not life threatening), freedom, challenge, some planning and often joy.

I love colour and seem to see it everywhere. I have recently enjoyed some social topics, which include people and risky situations.