Cheryl’s Blog

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Looking back at past work often causes a new response; looking at this image I am imbued with the feeling of hope of Spring; a peaceful, restful figure...

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Winter 2020

Winter 2020

It’s that time of year. A time to assess the year’s work and make plans for the coming one. Thanks for your many kind words through my instagram site...

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Autumn 2020

Autumn 2020

Working on a three quarter life oil painting for a client. From a selection of charcoal and pastel studio studies with my model Callie, this final composition...

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Summer 2020

Summer 2020

Working together on a concept that has been evolving for the past year. Collaboration with Marie Louise Flexen has always been so intuitive and rewarding....

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The Small Of It

The Small Of It

‘Butterfly Head’ is the first panel painting in a new Series ‘The Small of IT’. Staying at home for chunks of 2020 refocussed me to revel in the beauty of the...

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Being a painter

Being a painter

Being a painter for me is about constantly exploring, responding to the present and the past, and expanding my practise. It seems that at present I have 3...

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Look damn you…look!

Look damn you…look!

A painter’s plea observe take in explore interpret... the paint, the marks, the interaction of colour next to another, the boldness of a shape, the weakness...

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Portraits: Mercy

Portraits: Mercy

She is a beautiful woman whose calmness I was keen to capture. As the sittings unfolded, there were three two-hour portrait sittings, I wanted to wrap a...

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International Dance Day Message

International Dance Day Message

International Dance Day Message 2017 by Trisha Brown: "I became a dancer because of my desire to fly. The transcendence of gravity was always something that...

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