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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 3

It’s been a day of turmoil in so many ways and her mind is threatening to let all those judgements take root, change her colours, make her fade. She unwinds her hair, sees a sparkling glisten in the strands and […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 2

She’s a little weary and her mascara has smudged. Her lipstick has faded so you can just make out the edges and everything has sort of smeared. This lady hung up her dancing shoes a while ago but her heart […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 1

Rusty bolts, warped wood and stuck locks – this door is living in her memories of times gone by. Dreams and hope of several generations still reside in faithfully applied layers of paint that peek out as others peel and […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, The Collection

Abstract Doorways (mixed media on canvas board) The palette knife has been cleaned, the collage papers tidied and the paints stowed away – for now. Here’s all my paintings of the last thirty days. I’m proud for having tried something […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 30

door#30 (mixed media on canvas board) Vivid hues peek through their wintry anchors as bright spring light warms their spirits. Door hinges relax and make a toast to the new season. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 29

door#29 (mixed media on canvas board) What you do think this door would like to tell you? Do the vibrancy of the colours denote cheerfulness or a bright façade? What stories does it hold? click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 28

door#28 (mixed media on canvas board) Gusts sweep through the blossoming trees like an arm that exists purely for gathering those pink petals. As it pauses momentarily, they make their escape and create a cerise and blancmange downpour, surprising the […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 27

door#27 (mixed media on canvas board) Sunlight glitters on residual raindrops that rest on the leaves, lightly framing a door which wouldn’t otherwise have caught the eye. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 26

door#26 (mixed media on canvas board) Sometimes our surroundings collect memories and features of those living with and passing by them. So much so they start to resemble something we weren’t expecting. What can you see peeking from the textures? […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 25

door#25 (mixed media on canvas board) Sometimes a personality becomes so used to melding with their surroundings they forget their own individual beauty. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 24

door#24 (mixed media on canvas board) Quietly contemplative with sparks of inspiration and wisdom emanating softly – which the infinitely extrovert doorframe is promoting wildly! click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 23

door#23 (mixed media on canvas board) One of those doorways we may not ordinarily notice perhaps. It’s ceased to leap into the vision of the passer-by quite as obviously as others, but I wonder if it’s hiding a whole world […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 22

door#22 (mixed media on canvas board) There are different doors everywhere, existing in both the physical and emotional sense. Some are camouflaged by age or elements swishing over their surfaces, making their beauty harder to find. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 20

Delicate petals don’t seem so delicate when those blossoms are shed in whole tree-loads as winds whip through. Thorough in their execution, those brisk breezes heap great mounds of light and deep pink petals wherever they fancy, regardless of whose […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 18

So you know when you’re a mermaid and having an exploratory swish whilst swimming amongst all things at the bottom of the sea? Supposing that really enthusiastic swish clears a doorway which hasn’t been opened for centuries and you can […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 17

door#17 (mixed media on canvas board) Woodland nooks spring to mind in my post-painting reflections. Ever the mind for fanciful imaginings: I wonder just how many homes abound amongst the leaves and trunks? Click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 16

It’s lovely to paint with bright bold colours on a winters day with Storm Dennis whirling around the bay. This makes me think of another sunnier realm where the hues aren’t muted and life seems clear. door#16 (mixed media on […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 15

door#15 (mixed media on canvas board) Do you think there are doors underwater too? Secret only to those who are land-based, but watery streets and residential clusters on the sea bed. Click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 14

door#14 (mixed media on canvas board) Doors often harbour many story remnants, especially if they bear signs of layers of paint or marks on wood. Think how many snippets the doors you encounter would hear, see or sense just in […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 13

door#13 (mixed media on canvas board) I always imagined a sweet shop having a pink sweet-coloured door, the sugary treats oozing out of the pores of the building. Fruit salads and lemon bonbons are calling to me from beautifully lined-up […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 12

door#12 (mixed media on canvas board) The world of doors within doors – looks cosy inside doesn’t it? Glimpses of these layers of doors always captures my imagination, what lies within? And is the reality as lovely as it looks? […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 10

door#10 (mixed media on canvas board) So many layers and shades coming through each other, all hoping to be seen. The subtle shades combined bring a quiet energy of their own. Click here to shop :)

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 9

door#9 (mixed media on canvas board) How does the red speak to you? Is your reaction to baulk and turn away or do you feel invited in? Click here to shop

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