Tag Archives: Alice Mason Artist

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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Rhapsody part 7

‘If you are in the garden, I will dress myself in leaves. If you are in the sea I will slide into that smooth blue nest, I will talk fish, I will adore salt. But if you are sad, I … Continue reading

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The Lemon Tree

My painting ‘The Lemon Tree’.  A Mediterranean landscape with olive trees and mountains and a woman contemplating a lemon tree in a pot. All works on this blog are my copyright.  I am always open to commissions.  Email:  alicejulietmason@gmail.com My … Continue reading

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An unforgettable workshop/retreat in Spain. Explorations of the Wild Feminine.

Explorations of the Wild Feminine, an Art Retreat. What can I say about something so moving, so life-changing as this?  It was more than an art retreat.  Even in the intense heat of August in Jaen province, tucked away within … Continue reading

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The Sunflower Room.

An original painting on canvas. 40 cm by 40 cm. Painted on the hottest day on record in the UK. All works are copyrighted. Do not use without permission or payment. Available in my etsy shop.  Link here:  https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/710149348/the-sunflower-room?ref=shop_home_active_1

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Tree Sister

Inspired by the wonderful TreeSisters, Women Seeding Change whose mission is reforestation and tree planting to combat climate change. https://www.treesisters.org/ Original painting in my Etsy shop :  https://www.etsy.com/listing/579954493/tree-sister?ref=listing_published_alert https://www.etsy.com/listing/579954493/tree-sister?ref=listing_published_alert

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“The beginning of wisdom, I believe, is our ability to accept an inherent messiness in our explanation of what’s going on. Nowhere is it written that human minds should be able to give a full accounting of creation in all … Continue reading

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Charleston Farm House

Occasionally I feel the pull, and take myself for a few hours to Charleston.  It’s one of my happy places.  Nestled in the gentle undulations of the south Downs it feels a world away from ordinary life.  A haven, once … Continue reading

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Lovers Painting Commissions

I’ve just completed this commission for a lady in Ireland.  It’s quite a large painting: 36 inches by 23 inches.  Or 91 cm by 58 cm.  Acrylic paint on canvas.  For a bedroom.  I like the subject of lovers as … Continue reading

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Walks and images

Teaching through the summer and fitting the occasional walk and painting in, out of necessity. …. Thinking about how I can incorporate my walks into my painting. I’ve always walked to think up new ideas for my work, and will … Continue reading

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