When people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I would say ‘an artist’. Inside my head I would answer, ‘a bear’.
For many bears are magical beings. Over the years I have painted many, and continue to do so. These are just a few.
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He covered his brother with leaves
One of the oldest of my images I have a record of, sold long ago.
She loved her bear king
The Guardians with moths
Sleeping in peace with the great white bear
She played a lullaby on a lute as the great white bear slept on
This painting lives on the Gower and the bear and girl dance on
The Guardians with Songbirds
East of the Sun, West of the Moon
This is the cover for my book, East of the Sun, published by Frances Lincoln, a book for all who love beauty
The Queen of the White Bears
A Silence Like Intimacy
Reading by Bearlight
She Fed him Rosehips
The Travelling Library of Tales of the White Bears
Tea for Two
Bear and Moth were great friends
Bear loved his bright wings
Lavender’s Blue, Rosemary’s Green
Bear loved the way the inside of the cup complimented the colour of his wings so beautifully
Watercolour and gold leaf.