Posts Tagged ‘laura wall’

This is the latest of the series Love at the Seaside, painted for Knights Gallery in Paignton, it’s a little different to usual as instead of using watercolour on paper I painted acrylic onto canvas. It gives it more of a solid feel and is quite fun as the colours seem to consist of the […]


So this was the result of Friday’s inspiration, it has been a lot of fun to paint, I especially loved painting the seagulls and as requested by the gallery have added another dog as a companion to the other one!!!! It doesn’t seem right that everyone else should be in pairs except him – so […]


I am very excited to announce that the whole Star Sign series can now be viewed on my website http://www.laurawallart.co.uk We had a fantastic reaction to the series this weekend at the Psychic Festival in Torquay and may even create a Tarot deck! All the descriptions of each sign are based on research that I […]


Last Monday, Tavistock Group of Artists had Rita Smith join us to give a lecture about painting in Antarctica. I have to say it was truely facinating! I couldn’t believe what wonderful opportunities are out there. Rita was asked to be the onboard artist of a cruise ship which went to Antartica. She taught students […]


Star signs

17Feb10

This week I am trying to finish my star sign series ready for a Psychic Craft fair next week! This one is Gemini and tries to take a new approach to star sign paintings. I have used elements of the tarot deck that I feel fit with the sign, for example the branch represents ‘wands’ […]


Last night I attended the TGA – Tavistock Group of Artists Life Class. I felt very excited when I saw our model Cyndi who was a wonderful model. She sat perfectly still for what seemed like hours, not moving an inch. When asked if she wanted a break she said she was happy to keep […]


This is the start of my next portrait, I primed it blue as I wanted to give it a very innocent look. Also as this is a mother child portrait blue is the colour of Mary. If this colour shines through from under the paint then this hopefully with have the connotation of athereal beauty/ […]


This is the start of a series of illustrations that I am doing for seaside galleries. This first series is based on Budleigh beach in Devon near Exmouth. It is pen and ink on oil paper with a tea bag used after to give it that sepia look. I discovered this method when talking to […]