Spring Painting Projects

Posted by on May 2, 2019

Leo Tolstoy writes in Anna Karenina ‘Spring is the time of plans and projects’. This spring has certainly brought me a wave of inspiration and creativity, and I am pleased to be able to share the fruits of my labour with you. The early April sunshine has encouraged the buds and flowers on the trees […]

Autumn leaves are falling

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018

Autumnal Art Looking out of my window today, I can see that the seasons are most definitely on the change. The long hot summer we have enjoyed this year is fading, leaving in its’ wake glorious colours. The leaves on the trees are turning every shade of red, brown, yellow, pink and orange and the […]

If music be the food of love, paint on!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017

Music as my inspiration As I’m sitting writing this blog post, the soundtrack to Prince Caspian is playing on my little CD player (I’m an old fashioned girl and have not yet succumbed to the wonders of Spotify). I usually skip to my favourite tracks; one of which is ‘The Call’ by Regina Spektor, a […]

Planting the seed

Posted by on Jun 12, 2016

Tolkien-inspired art Inspiration can be found in a myriad of places. In this blog I look at how the works of J.R.R. Tolkien provided me with inspiration at a time when it was most needed. ‘All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us’ J.R.R.Tolkien The beginning of […]

Back to the roots

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016

How Treespeake began… ‘And suddenly you know, it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of new beginnings.’  Eckhart Tolle I wasn’t always a Devon-based artist. This blog is about how my family ended up moving to beautiful Devon and why I started painting. Relocating to Devon I’ve always found change tricky so […]