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By Luisa, Nov 25 2019 09:30PM

As well as working from quick thumbnail charcoal drawings and watercolour sketches I like to do small painting studies which I can refer back to when tackling larger pieces. Here are some working sketches which will be on display at my Open Studio in the Spring.

By Luisa, Sep 26 2019 04:28PM

I am delighted to be taking part in York Open Studios 2020. Looking forward to meeting old friends and new. More updates to follow!

By Luisa, Aug 26 2019 05:02PM

Last minute prepping and feeling pretty exhausted! Please do come along and visit my solo show of new works at the Helmsley Arts Centre 3 Sept - 4 Oct. Glazed & non-glazed pieces available - seascapes, landscapes and woodland.


If you'v e never been, Helmsley is a most beautiful market town situated in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, with lots of quaint tea shops, pubs, galleries ..and a castle!


The Helmsley Arts Centre is a wonderful, spacious venue, please see the link to their website on my links page.

By Luisa, Jul 17 2019 06:11PM

I have been working on some new seascapes, landscapes and woodland paintings ready for my solo show 'Expressions of Land & Sea' at the Helmsley Art Centre this September plus some gallery work. Here's a taster of some new piecescoming up.

Peaceful Moor
Peaceful Moor
Silver Birches
Silver Birches
Drifting Clouds
Drifting Clouds

By Luisa, Apr 29 2019 07:43PM

I've been painting some woodland scenes recently - I love trees- they are always a joy to paint, throughout the passing seasons!

Amongst the Trees
Amongst the Trees
Woodland Reflections
Woodland Reflections

By Luisa, Feb 27 2019 06:26PM

I have delivered seven new pieces to the (newly decorated!) Look Gallery, do call in and take a look!

Big Moorland Sky - Acrylic on Panel
Big Moorland Sky - Acrylic on Panel
Bright Sky - Acrylic on Board
Bright Sky - Acrylic on Board
Changing Clouds - Acrylic on Panel
Changing Clouds - Acrylic on Panel
Magenta Shore - Acrylic on Panel
Magenta Shore - Acrylic on Panel