Choosing Titles

Choosing titles for paintings

I often get asked about choosing the titles for my paintings.  If I am doing a series of work I would have already decided on a topic and so during the course of the painting it’s not uncommon that I would already have some sort of feeling or words that come to mind that...

Natural tools for art making

Natural tools for art making

Creating art without using traditional tools such as paintbrushes and palette knives allows us to think of different objects and materials which could be used to introduce interesting effects and marks. This can add another layer and freshness in our work. Natural tools for organic marks I am always in search of a variety...

A little break won't break you Jeanne-Marie Persaud

A little break won’t break you

We live in a world of constant stimulation. A world that values productivity and profit above all else. We are bombarded by the media and have subliminal messages of advertising trickling into our lives daily. We talk about how busy we are, how there is never enough time in a day to get through...

Abstract inspiration Jeanne-Marie Persaud

Abstract art inspiration

I take a lot of photos as I observe my surroundings be it on walks in the countryside, seaside or casually wandering around town.   Textures, shapes and line interest me and I am also very observant of shadow and light. I cannot walk past an image or pattern cast by hard light without...

Transition

This exhibition was created as I questioned life, my relationship to it and the transition from physical form....