Category Archives: Etsy

Allsorts

Liquorice Allsorts triptych — acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 mm each, 2018. Available.

Three little paintings ~ “Liquorice Allsorts” ~ do not eat.

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Together

Working Together, They Proved Everybody Wrong — acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 mm each, 2018. Available.

Two more mini paintings ~ the title is another of my six-word stories: “Working together, they proved everybody wrong”. It seemed as good a title as any.

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The Drawing Room

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I have been revamping listings on Etsy to show how my paintings and note cards could look when displayed in rooms (or, as I like to call them, drawing rooms). The process of ‘framing’ them was fascinating, to see what worked and what didn’t. These are a few favourites.

Positive Interference

Positive Interference — acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 mm, 2018. Available.

My latest mini painting was made with ‘leftover’ paint, hence the unusual colour combination (which I really like).

Wearable Art

What do you do with a painting that just isn’t working? Well, I don’t know about you, but I have cut one into little pieces and turned them into brooches : )

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I had been working on this particular painting on and off for months and had completely lost interest in it. Admittedly, cutting the first piece out of the canvas was a bit emotional… but after that, it was surprisingly therapeutic. There were lots of ‘bits’ of the painting that I did like — so I cut those out first and then looked for other sections that could be reworked as brooch-sized paintings later. The first of my Wearable Art Brooches are now available from my Etsy shop.

I put my scarf collection to good use in styling the photos.

And let me tell you, those embroidered ‘AC’ signatures on the felt backs are really fiddly ~ why, oh why, did I decide that was a good idea?!