“Put a cat in it”

Posted by on Apr 27, 2020 in Art blogs, Painting blogs, Project blogs

Clients so often ask me to put a cat in their paintings that it’s become a bit of a joke. Why cats? Just randomly, someone in Japan, someone in Russia and someone in Scotland all wanted cats in their commissioned work. It got me thinking about how many times cats have sneaked into my paintings. […]

Day: Sabbath of Witches (After Ferdinand Hodler)

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Uncategorized

New painting: “Day: Witches Sabbath (after Ferdinand Holder)” , oil on canvas, 36” x 54” Loaded with symbolism representing female power, energy, rebirth, and wisdom. Models: Missy Macabre, Joni Belaruski, Leticia Molera Vasquez, Amanda Steele and Lily Kim. Pentagram: Trisha Richardson.  VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest

Raffle for Respond 3.0

Posted by on Sep 23, 2018 in charity

BUY A RAFFLE TICKET or ten or 20 HERE When: Saturday 29 September 2018, Trisha Richardson is holding an event to raise funds for Respond 3.0 . What is Respond 3.0: Respond Academy creates a safe space where young people can come together from all age, racial and social spectrums in a pursuit of an aim in creative arts, music […]

Rachel Whiteread, Ray Harryhausen, and Slap Up Breakfast

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Art blogs

The other day, I was in Tate Britain for the first time in years. I have to say I was impressed. I was also going to stop at the National Gallery to do some intense studying on the use of black paint in past centuries. They often painted figures dressed mainly in black. I have […]

The Quest for a Pole

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Art blogs, Painting blogs, Project blogs, tarot

  My client often requests versions of paintings I’ve already done. I can change the picture enough to keep it interesting for me, as I can’t really recreate an exact copy. The original Lovers painting is 40 x 30 cm. The new one is going to be 150 x 100 cm. For reference for the […]

Arse Painting with Ella Guru

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Painting blogs
Arse Painting with Ella Guru

A  few weeks ago, a certain Mr Paul Raggity, artist and photographer, messaged me asking for tips about working with oil paint. Paul had mostly used acrylic and ink. He was holed up somewhere without Skype, so I made a few short video clips to email him. I accidentally showed the clips to a friend whose […]

The Drawing and Dancing Society: Draw your Reality

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Project blogs

Draw your Reality A part of  Your Reality is Broken Festival Join us for a life drawing session led by the Drawing and Dancing society. (see link for more details & images from previous sessions.) In our sessions we draw together of artists from a variety of fields with a strong relationship to drawing and a desire […]

The cycle of life, art and inspiration from 2016 into 2017

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Life blogs

Eleven good things about 2016 and how they will continue (in random order) 1. Le Pustra’s Kabarett der Namenlosen. Inspiration in March; painting; and then seeing my painting on stage in September. A third run will be February 24-26 2017 https://www.facebook.com/events/1770320919885836/. I shall return again. And the cycle continues. 2. Colour Walks. Sue Kreitzman, Diane Goldie, Anne Sophie Cochevelou and Mei Hui […]

Painting your life and your dreams

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Painting blogs, Project blogs

I have been doing commissioned work for as long as I can remember. Here I will highlight the great variety of the projects I’ve done over the years, up through 2016. The Von Stockhausen family portraits The Von Stockhausen family have portraits dating back centuries hung in ornate frames on the walls of their manor […]

Raffle for fibromyalgia – art and other prizes!

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Project blogs

HUGE THANK YOU to all who came along to our  Fibromyalgia Awareness Event on 18 March 2016, bought raffle tickets, and participated by playing, performing or joining in the raffle. The night was a great success! Over £400 raised for Fibromyalgia Action UK.  When: Friday March 18 2016, Trisha Richardson is holding an event to raise funds for Fibromyalgia […]

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