‘I love the translucency of watercolours overlaid by the opacity of gouache’
Water-based paints feel altogether more playful and
light-hearted than oils – but perhaps this is because my paintings in watercolour and acrylic tend to be more decorative and filled with pattern than those I do in oils.
I also tend to work intuitively, letting the medium have
a say in which direction the painting flows. Lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic was a very productive time for me – the ‘pattern paintings’ you see here are large and are available as prints