Miscellany http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/ Miscellany Baboushka 16x16in 3D canvas, acrylic. http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181609849 181609849 miniature watercolours for doll's houses painted on scraps of Bockingford and Galeria papers. Some have fine detail in pen. With or without frames, small paintings like this can fetch extraordinary prices from dolls house enthusiasts. I painted these in response to a friend who is a dolls house creator after visiting a local trade fair http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80642677 80642677 Autumn Landscape A liberal application of instant DIY plaster filler followed by colour to devolop the suggested landscape. Fortunately it hasn't cracked on the canvas support- had I had MDF or plywood to hand at the time I would have used either http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80642670 80642670 Blue Cotyledon Acrylic texture paste was applied to canvas to represent a newly emerging seedling- possibly a metaphor for my rediscovery of painting- while referencing my (recently interrupted)career in horticulture. There are many new beginnings referenced in this image. http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80642671 80642671 Neon Nonsense A paint doodle using fluorescent paint, the black outlines are influenced by designs I saw years ago while running a communal crafts market stall for a friend http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80642685 80642685 Sweepings This was inspired by a pile of leaves and litter swept up by my husband in the courtyard and for some reason not immediately binned. On top was a long swirl of bindweed. i took a photo and later reworked it- I have a friend who adores it but loves her collection of red boats more... http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80642689 80642689 Valley Sunset 12" x 12" approx Oil on MDF An experiment following on from my recent workshop while trying to get rather more oil paint off the brush and onto the surface. More practice needed... http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=128525037 128525037 Cow Parsley on the dunes Oil on hardboard http://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=128525038 128525038