March 26, 2020

The last few weeks have been hectic as my involvement with Yarmouth Gallery has mopped up my time trying to keep track of what needed to be done to prepare for the gathering threat of Covid-19.  My two days a week at the Gallery had morphed into a full time preoccupati...

February 7, 2020

using a limited palette and stronger mark making in the dark accents

January 16, 2020

Short hours of daylight and day after day of grey skies have led me to install new LED spotlights in my studio.  Transformation! I can now start work on painting or mounting or just pottering in the Studio after lunch and continue for as long as I like into the evening...

November 14, 2019

The medium is oil which I have applied with a palette knife, quite boldly. A rich impasto!

November 4, 2018

Similar subjects driven by different intents

February 15, 2018

Newtown Nature Reserve is one of my favourite haunts and the artwork commissioned over the years by the National Trust for the education hut and the bird hides there are among my most enjoyed projects.  I spent many hours researching, meeting with the amazingly knowled...

December 28, 2017

The short days of winter means opening the blinds just as dawn is breaking and walking home as the afternoon sky is gaining the intense luminosity that can twist the heart with nostalgia - or hope.  Dawn over Freshwater Bay was breathtaking this morning.  I continually...

July 25, 2017

Now that the annual Isle of Wight Artist's Open Studios event is over I am moving my 'work in progress' canvases I was working on leading up to and during  the event to the Yarmouth Gallery.  They are priced at £520 for the 70x50cm oils and £480 for the acrylic paintin...

July 11, 2017

Anne Toms' Open Studio Weekend at Freshwater Bay

April 27, 2017

My sights have been fixed on the heavens in my current series of paintings: I have shifted from the high horizon or no horizon paintings that have occupied me for years to looking upwards.  When I began the series the skies were uniformly grey and without light or insp...

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