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A large silk painting 3.0 x 1,4 mt painted by myself snd 70+ passes by as a part of The Durfort Water Festival 2016. The theme was water and everyone who joined in had never painted on silk before, It took about three hours to complete and is t be…
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A small silk painting on Habotai silk using Dupont dyes. My street in Dufort
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Posted on August 17, 2017 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

Summer in France is always busy,the bustle of visitors for workshops and often just to stay and be social for a week or so. The need to step out of village life becomes a must and so we head for the mountains, woods,rivers, waterfalls and lakes all stretching away into the distanced leaving life behind. Today at Lac de Lampy i found myself lying in the shade of a sweet chestnut tree and watching the butterflies break the dappled sunlight over my head. All around me were sticks and bits of…



Posted on June 10, 2016 at 7:19pm 0 Comments

Its dark outside, the heat of the day has settled into the cool of the night and with all the lights turned of except one I lay out a canvas. Been here before, many times, different places, seasons, emotions. Waiting to begin, savouring the moment and in doing so recognizing it for what it is. A meditative connective with myself and the outside, the real fix, creation and expression. Today i am that much more than…


Spur of the moment

Posted on May 17, 2016 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Late at night ,doors open to the garden and listening for the first time to a  musical recommendation of a friend. I am painting a sea picture,again,always!!.  All is going well and for a moment i am too absorbed in the act and reach out for a tube of Prussian Blue, the heat of the day has made the paint more fluid than normal and as i squeeze gently onto the canvas it all goes wrong. In slow motion a dollop of BLACK paint spurts out and i freeze. Lucky for me i am in slow motion so time is…


Here i go again

Posted on May 4, 2016 at 5:04pm 0 Comments

i am waiting to begin,counting time, stretching. Trying to make something of nothing is tiring,extracting an image from the completeness of now brings as much pleasure as pain . The pleasure is the discovery of concept,a pattern ,a mix of colour, a shape forming into something totally different and keeping up as it does so. I paint in a rush, i move through the brush and spread myself on the canvas, every time a whole person opened up leaving a little behind each time i close a…


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At 10:03am on August 4, 2017, Renate Fekete said…

beautiful work, all of it

Renate Fekete

At 9:52pm on March 26, 2017, Carol Patton said…

Stephen, thanks for your nice comment on my abstract.  Others have said the same thing, that it reminds them of an insect.  I struggled with it for years and finally gave up and decided that it would be finished.  Not finished in a very polished way, but finished!   Add me as a friend if you wish.


At 3:51pm on October 21, 2016, Arlene Haggerty said…

Thanks so much Stephen for your comments on my Girl in the Rain painting. Here's hoping the big one is good too!!

At 5:31pm on September 18, 2016, Mairi McLeod said…
Thanks Stephen turning to Autumn thoughts now!
At 9:00pm on June 15, 2016, Sai Selva said…

Thank you boss

At 1:00pm on January 6, 2016, Denise said…


Thanks so much for your feedback!  


At 1:16pm on September 14, 2015, Cheryl Brown-Corgan said…

Hi Stephen !!

Have a beautiful and inspiring day from across the Pond !!

At 3:26am on April 15, 2015, Riya said…

Thank you so much for the friendrequest, I am happy to be on your friendslist. I love your silkpaintings they are so happy, colourful and a great inspiration. I haven't painted for almost two years now..Just last week I started my first painting after all that time, I 'm not finished, just a nice colourful start, and right now I also don't know if and what to put in more...but I am painting again, ^_^.

At 5:29pm on March 24, 2015, Kat said…

Thank you for the nice comment on "Storm in March, Stephen!

At 6:27pm on March 5, 2015, Kat said…

Thank you for the "likes" Stephen!



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