Creativity has been a big part of my life since childhood and has taken me in different directions over the years. It is now channelled into painting and textile art. I work primarily in acrylics, taking my inspiration from the natural world and the places with which I have an emotional connection, to produce expressionist landscapes and seascapes. I also enjoy working in watercolours and paint animals and birds. My love of fabrics and sewing is manifest in pictures and handmade cards, using recycled fabrics and free motion machine embroidery with hand finished details.