Flora Bowley's 'Bloom True' e-course

A painting in 12 stages

I promised I would post photos showing how one of my paintings emerged over the Bloom True Art course I did in June. ‘Emerged’ is the perfect word. Flora Bowley teaches you to add layer upon layer of paint. Averaging two layers of paint a week, the painting s-l-o-w-l-y transforms before your eyes over 5 weeks.… Continue reading A painting in 12 stages

Flora Bowley's 'Bloom True' e-course

Art: Things are starting to happen

Yippeee! After adding layer after layer of paint to my canvases, ONE of them is finally starting to look like a painting that might actually be finished sometime soon... OK, it's got a layer or two to go I reckon, but still, it's starting to look like something. The other canvas is still figuring out what… Continue reading Art: Things are starting to happen

Flora Bowley's 'Bloom True' e-course

Art: Things I’ve never done before

I’m experiencing lots of firsts on Flora Bowley’s art course. The first ‘first’ is turning my kitchen into a makeshift art studio! Here is one of my canvases conveniently situated next to the fridge (we artists must keep hydrated): My second ‘first’ is painting anything at all. More on this in future posts but suffice… Continue reading Art: Things I’ve never done before