Announcement: Due to rising costs, changes in technology and administration time required, after 10 years, sadly PaintingsILove will be closing down on November 30. All current Gold Memberships will be refunded in full.
I live in the beautiful Northland of NZ and have been painting on and off since 1980. I use oils/ water colour and pastels. My preferred medium at the moment is water colour. I had formal art tuition with the Northland Society of Arts for many years under several well known artists including Douglas Chowns an International artist of high regard. I also studied Life Drawing with Douglas Chowns for awhile.
I am just loving this inspirational art site so much. It has been such a regular part of my day now just to get my art fix before I start my day! Not being able to go back to work just yet has been wonderful for me to get back into painting again. I could just spend all day painting if I could but it doesn't quite happen that way!!