Author Archives: alicemason1

About alicemason1

All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use any works for your own websites, commercial ventures or publicity. If you would like to ask permission to use any works for your own ventures, please email me: alicejulietmason@gmail.com or contact via this blog. Again, ALL WORKS ARE MY COPYRIGHT. Ask permission, and I will ask for a donation. Artists need to earn a living. Always credit an artist when you have obtained permission. I am an artist, illustrator and mother and live by the sea in the south east of England. I paint every day and am inspired by nature, mysticism and consciousness.. I hold art retreats in southern Spain. These retreats are for lovers of nature, art, walking, mountains, creativity, dance, music, yoga and meditation. I work alongside other artists to bring about these retreats. All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use for your own purposes. If you would like to buy rights to use an image, please contact me on alicejulietmason@gmail.com or visit my Etsy shop. www.alice-mason.net www.art-retreat-spain.com My Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AliceMasonArtist

Sacred Music

I have definitely been processing a lot of ‘stuff’ these past few weeks and I guess life is a a series of stuff to process. Sometimes music and painting are the perfect alchemy to help discharge feelings that need assimilating, … Continue reading

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Peacocks, Peonies and Pomegranates

My painting, also available as a print in any size. Inspired by an Yves Saint Laurent wallpaper.  In my etsy shop.  Link here:  https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AliceMasonArtist

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Beck

Beck It is all one chase. Trace it back: the source might be nothing more than a teardrop squeezed from a curlew’s eye, then follow it down to the full-throated roar at its mouth: a dipper strolls the river dressed … Continue reading

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Beaten Track at the Printworks

What a wonderful night! Such a therapy. Sometimes music is even more important to me than art. But it really does depend on the music and what lifts me or inspires me, puts me in a state of bliss or … Continue reading

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Wallpaper

Wallpaper in Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge’s Apartment Rue Bonapart, Paris, France, 1970s. I am going to paint a version of this as a large panel.

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Pink Moon Blue Night

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November

Cul de Sac Stuck in a holding pattern Like a plane over Gatwick Waiting to land Waiting to take off   Listening to music as I paint I notice all the music is sad Little Green Telegraph Road   Never … Continue reading

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Recent paintings

Benediction and The Dreaming In my Etsy shop. https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AliceMasonArtist

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For L

My beloved Louisa. We were the self-declared Hexagonal groupies. Oh to find someone who loved jazz and music as much as I and to feel such emotion, passion and excitement for it. How we giggled and sparkled in each other’s … Continue reading

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Excerpt from chapter ‘The Blue of Distance,’ from ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’ by Rebecca Solnit.

Re-reading Rebecca Solnit’s  ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’, and the chapter The Blue of Distance. How she writes about the effect of geography on the psyche, the beauty of longing to be lost in a landscape where you have … Continue reading

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