2018 Recap

2018 Recap

2018 So a few days late but the time has come to say goodbye to the year that was 2018. How does one measure or assess a year? We all have our own ways whether it be checking bank balances or even counting any extra lines on your brow! But for me it’s what...
Advent Art Calendar

Advent Art Calendar

Art Advent Calendar It’s December 2nd so that means 24 days till Christmas. I’m going to have to be honest with you – I’m not a big fan of Christmas. Not the day itself mind you just the whole build up. The nearly 2 months of seeing Christmas...
Herd

Herd

Deer Painting As I was finishing this picture, Paul was passing my studio and when he saw it he commented something like: -We’re painting fantasy now? This comment surprised me but when I stood back and looked I could see where he was coming from. While not...
A thousand words

A thousand words

Ever heard the expression “you look but do not see”? This got me thinking about what we see when we look at a painting. If you asked a dozen people to look at the same painting would they all see the same thing? Naturally they’d all be looking at the...
Bales of Hay

Bales of Hay

Summer is gone! I’m not a farming expert and don’t pretend to be but at the end of each summer I see the fields of golden barley disappear to be replaced by fields of bales and they always remind me of big pillows. Like the fields are getting ready to...
Forever Young

Forever Young

Forever Young I recently painted a picture called “forever young”. It was part of my sea breeze exhibition, or to be more precise it was the star of the exhibition!! It was my signature piece , a beech scene with two kids playing in the water (it was my...
Pink Candy Wrappers

Pink Candy Wrappers

Pink Candy Wrappers They say every cloud has a silver lining, for me the dark clouds and rain means time to catch up on correspondence. For this whole day of miserable weather I was working on catching up on social media, emails, pricing commissions and wrapping a few...
Small Pleasures

Small Pleasures

Small Pleasures   Today I thought I’d talk about my small acrylics. Over the last few weeks the weather has been a little better than the norm I’ve spent a lot of time at the beach. Now normally I’m a watercolour girl but recently I do indulge...
Portrait of Rosa

Portrait of Rosa

White pastel portrait on black paper I haven’t done many portraits recently, as I’m trying to steer away from them. This one was done as a favour for a friend and I really enjoyed doing it. I happen to have new bright light in the studio which means that I can work...
2017 art painting watercolor beach ballymoney by Kate Kos - Forever Young

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