Tag Archives: art heals

Recent photos and reflections after my Archetypes workshop in Las Alpujarras, Spain.

Back in the UK, and breathe. Breathing into the wind in the trees and the air from the sea. Mind cooling. I have decided to only hold art retreats in the spring, autumn and winter in future. The next one … Continue reading

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Painting our Archetypes workshop in Orgiva, Spain.

One thing I have is a certain determination, and when I was approached by a lovely woman who lives in Almeria earlier in the year about my art retreats, and whether I would be holding one after the lockdown,  I … Continue reading

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Multitudes

Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes. Walt Whitman.

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Moments that Sustain and Nourish

Life is a series of moments. Moments that either nourish or diminish us. In my art practice I try to paint moments that sustain and convey serenity. I tend to listen to Pat Metheny when I paint, above all other … Continue reading

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The More Beautiful World

The More Beautiful World.A painting on canvas board. I’ve been painting even more during this pandemic and listening to podcasts by Charles Eisenstein. At first I found it hard to paint under ‘lockdown’ because my energy was scattered. Now I … Continue reading

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Why Create?

What was the reason people first felt the urge to make marks?  Some of the first cave paintings were found quite by accident, many metres below the earth, by explorers.  What compelled these ancient people to make images upon the … Continue reading

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My next Art Retreat in Spain

My focus is very much about the transformative power that creativity and making art produces. I often work alongside other artists to create my art retreats in Spain. The healing effects of working from the imagination, group work, with people … Continue reading

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Blue Angel with Butterflies

  This painting was made in response to a series of world events which deeply unsettled the universal psyche.  I wish to connect to light and love, therefore I decided to paint another Angel.  This time a blue angel, as … Continue reading

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