Category Archives: Spiritualism

The Christmas Truce by Carol Ann Duffy

The subject matter has woven its way into our collective consciousness, but it has perhaps never been so beautifully described as in this poem by the current poet laureate (and the first woman to hold the post), Carol Ann Duffy. … Continue reading

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Neptune’s Daughter (Original Oil on Canvas)

I have always felt born from the sea and this large oil on canvas captures that feeling. I also love the idea of the contours of the female form becoming a kind of landscape.

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Ia, Santorini – is this the world’s most beautiful place?

If not the world’s most beautiful place, Ia (sometimes spelt Oia) at the tip of the Greek island of Santorini, would be indisputably high on the list of contenders. The result of a volcanic eruption that caused the centre of … Continue reading

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Burn With You (Acrylic on canvas)

This is a slight departure, as I’m usually more comfortable with realism than abstract art, but it’s interesting to explore different styles and awaken new parts of the artistic brain. I wanted to capture the feeling of being close to … Continue reading

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Shine On Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Constance Chatterley, the heroine of D.H. Lawrence’s notorious novel, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, is alive and well in the 21st century. She addresses you now. The novel was first published in Italy, but its explicit descriptions of sex banned it from … Continue reading

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Homage to Correggio’s Jupiter and Io (Original oil on canvas)

I fell in love with Correggio’s Jupiter and Io many years ago and this oil on canvas (100 cm x 50 cm) is in homage to it. The scene comes from Roman mythology, with the god Jupiter disguising himself as … Continue reading

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Dancer with a Red Scarf (Original oil on canvas)

In this piece, I wanted to show the female body as something natural and beautiful that should be celebrated freely and never be an object of shame – a lesson I learned from someone special and one I shall carry … Continue reading

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Heart-felt

Every image tells a story, and that tale depends more on the viewer than the picture itself. Is it a romance or a tragedy? Full of hope or sorrow? A woman anticipating an imminent reunion with her lover or a … Continue reading

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The Fallow Deer at the Lonely House (Original short film)

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The Art of Seduction – Stolen Moments (Original oil on canvas)

For them The world melted away Nothing else existed Save the beating of the other’s heart For the moment

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