As is normal for the U.K., the weather so far this October has been a bit hit and miss. We’ve had some of the hottest October days ever recorded and some very wet and windy weather, so it’s been a bit of a mix between plein air and studio work for me.
Here’s a couple of recent pics of studio paintings...
I’ve been feeling a little poorly this week with an ear infection, and feeling a bit dizzy from the antibiotics today, so thought it would be wiser to stay close to home to paint. So here’s my painting of the dining room...
. I wanted to paint the lovely handpainted cabinet together with the sunflowers and Anthropologie plate my sister in law recently bought me. The light and the blue-grey colours really caught my eye, and perfectly complement the yellow of the sunflowers. This is the finished painting. It’s the sort of subject that you can carry on fiddling with forever, but I want to keep the spontaneous brushwork, so I’m calling it finished as it is...