Wishing Well by Jane Ray.
Jane Ray is a children’s book illustrator and writer. I first came across her work in the late 90s when I used to buy for Cues Gift Shop at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Continue reading
These gemstone & glass crystal sun catchers are one of my bestselling ranges. I’m always a little slow when creating these as I keep stopping to hold the stones up to the light to admire their intricate markings and vivid colours! 😀 Continue reading
These are 2 individual pieces using reclaimed wood. I made these, as well as starting on several other pieces, in a mad flurry of creativity after I’d been laid up with flu for over a week and couldn’t stand being so dormant anymore! 🤒😁 Continue reading
I’ve just been introduced to the stunning work of illustrator Marina Mika. Continue reading
The Raw Gemstones Collection features gorgeous pieces of semi precious gemstones in a raw or unpolished state, with complementing colour gemstone or Czech glass crystal beads, hung on a antique gold tone chain. Most of these have been sold now but there are still a couple of designs available to buy in my Etsy Shop. Continue reading
These were painted with acrylic paints on 7×5″ canvas boards, with acrylic gloss to finish. Using the same techniques as for my Deep Sea & Into the Blue paintings, I started in an abstract style whilst trying to achieve texture & movement from brush strokes. Choosing darker colours than I’ve used before – deep sea greens & black with a hint of royal blue – I worked into it, then embellished it with some beautiful paint Dan bought me for Christmas which has a subtle silver shimmer to highlight glimpses of light through the darkness. I finished by emphasising underwater shapes with decorative details using Posca pens. Continue reading