GALLERY

"I love the connection I have between a blank canvas and me, the journey each piece takes is unique and the creative process is all consuming, I love it."- Carolyn 2017

Landscapes

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Breaking Calm 2019
Breaking Calm 2019
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Rising Mist 2019
Rising Mist 2019
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After the Storm 2019
After the Storm 2019
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View from Farley Mount 2019
View from Farley Mount 2019
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Birds Sitting 2018
Birds Sitting 2018
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Into the unknown 2018
Into the unknown 2018
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A Walk Down the Valley - 2018
A Walk Down the Valley - 2018
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Polzeath 20018
Polzeath 20018
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GOOD DAY FOR BEACH (Large)
GOOD DAY FOR BEACH (Large)
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Away We Go - 2018
Away We Go - 2018
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Beyond the Pond
Beyond the Pond
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Can Hardly See the Path
Can Hardly See the Path
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A Walk in the Snow - 2018
A Walk in the Snow - 2018
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WHICH WAY DOES THE WIND BLOW (Large)
WHICH WAY DOES THE WIND BLOW (Large)
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fINALLYU, i CAN SEE MY PATH (Large)
fINALLYU, i CAN SEE MY PATH (Large)
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finaly the sun (Large)
finaly the sun (Large)
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Pathway - 2018
Pathway - 2018
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Patchwork Fields - 2018
Patchwork Fields - 2018
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Off to the Sand Dunes
Off to the Sand Dunes
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Three Trees - 2018
Three Trees - 2018
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To the Sun - 2018
To the Sun - 2018
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A Window to the Hills (Large).JPG
A Window to the Hills (Large).JPG
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MORNING HUNT (Large)
MORNING HUNT (Large)
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IMG_7955 edited 2 (Large)
IMG_7955 edited 2 (Large)
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int he garden (Large)
int he garden (Large)
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to strike (Large)
to strike (Large)
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spatial (Large)
spatial (Large)
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ice patterns (Large)
ice patterns (Large)
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Falling deeper (Large)
Falling deeper (Large)
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Because I Can (Large)
Because I Can (Large)
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Cosmic (Large)
Cosmic (Large)
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Sunset in a Snow Storm (Large)
Sunset in a Snow Storm (Large)
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ARTIST STATEMENT

My painting subjects are either abstract or landscape. I love the connection I have between a blank canvas and me, the journey each piece takes is truely unique, the creative process is all consuming and I love it. I work on several pieces at one time allowing the work to evolve and direct itself naturally, a sense of searching through the paint to find the painting.

Most recently I have been concentrating on the landscape as my subject, using acrylic paint on canvas, built by several layers of paint with glazes, finishing with drawing media. I am interested in the atmosphere of a landscape and how it can emerge through a foggy or misty air or how the sunlight can alter a sky's colour so dramatically. I am particularly interested with the worked landscape, a landscape carved by people always reminds me of a patchwork quilt, the shapes lines and colours are inspiring.  I work from photos and gradually allow the painting to evolve through the creative process in an impressionistic style, using a sgraffito method, which for me correlates with the worked landscape.

In my abstract paintings I use fluid acrylics and acrylic pens on watercolour paper, again a layering process which is guided very much by the marks that are made one after the other and my response to them to find the balance and rhythm, I am most interested in the expressive nature of this work, a true reflection of my feelings in that specific moment.