Author Archives: SaraBarnesArt

Autumn Trees

Sunlight through the Autumn Trees Dear Friends Thank you to Mary for taking some super photos in the autumn sunshine last Sunday, inspiring me to paint during this horrid weather.  This one’s a collage, so has loads of textue from the … Continue reading

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Exhibition Success

Dear Friends What a super weekend with so much support from you all.  The charities had a boost with the card and calendar sales, and I managed to sell 13 originals and 31 prints. Whew!    Thank you Les Nicholson for … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to my Exhibition

Hello hello Well, I’m nearly ready, with 50 paintings on the wall – just need a bit more polyfilla to hide all the nail holes and chunks of missing wall!  Hopefully, there will be a short article in The Romsey … Continue reading

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Accidental Success

Hello Friends   This painting happened by accident.  I primed up an art board the night before, in prussian blue and alizaron crimson.  It dripped, but looked interesting, so I left it.  In the morning the shapes sort of resembled a girl washing … Continue reading

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Working on Skies

Hello Hello friends Well, after the last painting of poppies in a hot dry cornfield, and before that a calm bluebell wood scene, I am back to stormy skies and surging seas!   It should make a good pair for my other seascape, … Continue reading

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Poppies Appearing!

Hello hello The sunny weather has helped the poppies!! Here’s the latest effort, although I seem to chopped the bottom off the painting!  Next project will either be seascape or another nude…  Not decided yet! Catch up soon .  Love SaraX

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Commission for Poppies

Hello hello Friends .. Thank you for your positive comments about “TheBluebell Wood” .  They helped me gain another commission … for poppies and wildflowers on a hot late summer day in Tuscany ..   I have just started, so here is … Continue reading

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Good Weather for Painting!

Hello again Swirling rainstorms may be bad for gardeners and  BBQ enthusiasts, but is great for artists!  The blue black skies and purple grey clouds (bright pink on BBC Weather!) inspire unusual paintings …  See the latest!!! Love SaraX

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Bluebell Wood near Mottisfont

Hi everyone The rainy weather today felt like April showers; perfect inspiration for painting the cool, damp Bluebell Wood commission. I’ve used the canvas which featured in my “Risky Transport” blog …. so it’s pretty big.  I do hope they like it!              … Continue reading

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Finished The Nude

Hi Everyone Today, I could paint outside in wonderful sunshine. Have just finished “Tanya”.  She’s painted in a much more linear style than usual for me, with lots of angles.  Rod likes her which is a big plus! Love SaraX

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