Poppies Bloom

When the poppies bloom they sure make a showing. I can watch and draw as the plant unfurls itself towards the sun. It seems like such a luxury to have the time to record a version of this experience. I watch plants bloom in the garden and recorded the process using acrylic paint which makes things happen very fast in the painting world of lines and tones and planes.

Garden at Dusk

Close at hand and only a few steps from the back door is a world of fleeting moments, a dreamscape composed of colour and shape patterns. Sounds and scents blend and weave through the space and the only constant is change. As a painter working on a two dimensional surface the challenge of rendering this vision is huge and one that both attracts and compels me to offer my version of this subject matter