January 14, 2022

Painting the orchid has been fascinating over the last week. Careful observation reveals that its amazing copper colour is due to the interaction of yellow petals with ‘orchid’ purple. Today I painted specifically with the idea of extracting the colours with thread and mixing them. #365ChallengePostcards

January 11, 2022

An experiment today. An abstraction of the tiny lines that make up the overall pattern on the orchid I’ve been painting. Watercolour, silk and cotton threads. #365ChallengePostcards

January 3, 2022

Sketching today, to capture some spontaneity. My last couple of pieces have seemed very ‘forced’, so I wanted to work quickly today. I’m also back at work after being on holiday over Christmas and New Year, so I need to speed up my mornings!#365challengepostcards