Tag: watercolour

Painting for the Second Half of Life

A picture of yourself as a living piece of artwork, as a path to self-knowledge and transformation. In 2016 and 2017 I ran a series of consecutive weekend workshops exploring biography using therapeutic painting with a medical basis. These workshops were specifically aimed at people in the second half of

Being creative

A lived experience I want to write about the lived experience of being creative, so I sit down at my desk with pen and paper to gather my thoughts. But I am immediately beset with what I know, crowding out what I feel or what I experience. Deep immersion into so many theories¹

Why exhibit?

I had works in an exhibition earlier this month, for the first time in, I don’t know how long, but it must be fifteen years? Partly because I was busy with lazure murals between 1998 and 2006 and they are permanently on exhibition (unless someone paints over them). But partly

“Colour has taken hold of me ….”

I feel as if the following quote of Paul Klee was written for me: “Colour has taken hold of me; no longer do I have to chase after it.I know that it has hold of me forever.That is the significance of this blessed moment.Color and I are one. I am

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