I used acrylic paints and inktense blocks to paint the giraffe which is permanent once activated with water. For good measure I protected the art with a matt spray varnish for acrylic paintings . I am very pleased to see that the 100% cotton material took so well the colours! What a great way to use your own art creations..
This tote bag was handpainted with acrylics and varnished for protection. I like to work with the background first and layer different organic shapes and then I add birds shapes for the focal point.
Me and my 3 flower girls!
I will be presenting a triptych called Les 3 fleurs ( mixed media). It is a group exhibition where you can meet me at the private viewing on Saturday 15th June as well as the day I will be present which is the last day of the exhibition Wednesday 26th June from 3pm till 6pm. Looking forward to seeing you there !
This watercolour was for a friend’s birthday and I tried to combine his favourite pub with his passion for horse racing in one painting …. Here is the result : The horse had to wait outside the pub while his owner would be enjoying a special birthday party inside “The Rose and Crown”. This pub is actually located in Oxford and very often filled with academics and friends…There is a courtyard at the back where you can enjoy a pint in the sunshine!
The real party took place yesterday and the present was very well appreciated !
As part of a triptych, this mimosa girl was done on watercolour paper using mainly watercolour, and acrylic for the background. Although the mimosa blossoms in February in the South of France , I still want to use this flower in my design today, for its fluffiness and golden colour and a touch of softness for this dress.
In the continuous theme of flower girls here is the tulip creation done with watercolours and acrylic on strong watercolour paper.
I try to match the flower shape to the body shape to make a plausible outfit….