Flower (January 2015) – Acrylic on watercolour paper, 29.8cm x 40.8cm This painting arose from a drawing exercise where I drew a flower in a vase. I had been painting with my Indian woodblocks and thought this idea could work. I really like the technique of cloissone used in painting whereby you paint a dark outline around the main shapes which is what I’ve done here. It was used by a number of famous painters around the post-impressionist era like Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Mondrian, Bonnard, … Continue Reading →

Are you a slave to your unconscious mind?

Your unconscious mind is more powerful than your conscious mind and you can unknowingly be a slave to its negative beliefs, thoughts and emotions. Thankfully, a number of methods can reveal these so you can release them. While most are advanced techniques, here I describe a fun and easy one so you can make an ally of your unconscious mind rather than being its slave. Thanks to Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung we all know that there is a part … Continue Reading →