Wednesday, February 13, 2013


I  have just finished this picture.  It is the largest 'flowers in a vase' artwork that I have done so far.  Painted on board, the first layer is a collage of my old letters and postcards which date back many years.  I am glad that I didn't throw them away, as in these days of text and email,  I just don't receive interesting post.  I love using them in this way.  Even though they can no longer be read, with just a few words showing through the layers, I know they are there and give me a connection with my past.  The last layer is a splattering of metallic gold paint, a contrast to the matt nature of the rest of the work.

'It's so nice' - mixed media on board. 56cms x 89cms

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