Monday, 30 June 2014

219 Burnt match

I thought I would add a little bit of danger to this tower of wood, so here is a burnt match, let's hope it has properly gone out.

Sunday, 29 June 2014

218 Drift Wood

This is a piece of drift wood that I thought looked like a shark when I found it, I'm not so sure now!

Saturday, 28 June 2014

217 Bark

I'm not making any jokes about dogs vocalisations on today's post. No matter how strong the urge...

Friday, 27 June 2014

216 Lollypop stick

Lolly pop sticks. Arguably the best use for wood. Apart form ukuleles.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

214 Dowel

I have been thinking about all the different ways I could attach wood together in this painting, here is a dowel inserted into yesterday'siece of wood.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

213 Wooden offcut tower

This piece of wood, beech I think, used to be an easel. It isn't anymore.

Monday, 23 June 2014

212 Wood off cuts

The stone tower painting might be finished, it might not. Either way I am starting a wooden off cuts tower, this piece is an offcut from a sink stand I made for the garden....

Sunday, 22 June 2014

211 Stone

I have added another little stone from the garden, yes I am enjoying spending sunny days in the garden and finding small stones to paint!

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Friday, 20 June 2014

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

207 cotswold stone

Living as I do in the Cotswolds here is a precariously balanced piece of the stone that is underneath me right now!

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

206 Striped stone

I have o idea why but this stone has this amazing linear marking all over it as if it has had paint flicked on to it.

Monday, 16 June 2014

205 Pea Gravel

This one is tiny tiny and is a piece of decorative gravel from one of my cacti. Can you spot it?

Sunday, 15 June 2014

204 Pebble

X marks the spot.... Well, it marks the top of the tower so far at least!

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014

202 Square Stone

I have a life aim, that only began when I found this stone on the beach. I am looking for the squarest natural stone that I can find. This is he leading contender on the top of my tower of stones. I may find a better one I may not.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

201 Brazil vs Croatia

The footballing World Cup begins and I get all thick and painterly. I have had this idea in my head for a few days. Lots of thick juicy and paint bright colours, lovely.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

200 tiny black stone

Today's stony addition is this little black piece pf gravel from my flowering cactus.

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

199 Holy Stone

Not in a religious way, in a perforated way! This one was found in my Mum and Dad's gravel drive.

Monday, 9 June 2014

198 Iron oxide

I have painted this piece of iron oxide before in this daily painting blog. It is from clear well caves in the Forest of Dean.

Sunday, 8 June 2014

197 Slate

A very rainy day today, I love the way slate changes colour in the rain.

Friday, 6 June 2014

195 Round stone

Round stones are lovely,this one would be a rolling stone but i stuck it down with blu tac so I could paint it.

Thursday, 5 June 2014

194 Tower of stones - oil

Those of you at my talk the other weekend will know what I mean when I say I felt like painting a stone! This one has a wonderful series of darker lines running through it and it will provide an excellent base for a pile of stones over the coming weeks.

More stones coming soon

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

193 cardboard box

I am beginning my summer of office moves so I will be living out of a few of these  for a couple of months, now where did I pack my staple gun....

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Vase of flowers - watercolour

I'm trying something a little different tonight, I have reduced the vase of flowers that I have been painting, and that are slowly fading, to these few marks with watercolour paint. I wonder if it could be even less....

Monday, 2 June 2014

191 Vase of flowers

The title says 'Vase' but in actuality it is a shot glass. I have done this sparsely coloured watercolour of the flowers left alive from yesterday's painting. 

Sunday, 1 June 2014

190 Vase of flowers

Today's painting is a posie of wild and cultivated flowers from our garden with a happy summery day to you all!