“Hand of Artists” charity project, two unique playing card decks

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Project blogs

I’m delighted to be involved with this project, put together by Gravesend painter Duncan Grant. It’s two packs of artists’ playing cards. Not Tarot but playing cards. Each of 52 cards designed by a different artist. I had the 10 of clubs, which would be the equivalent of the 10 of Batons in Tarot. Interesting to […]

Musings on a conversation at a private view

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Art blogs

ART BLOG (To publish or not? Not sure. How honest can I be?) Sunday 1 March 2015 Last night I met a Danish painter, in the UK for her first London solo exhibition. She got me thinking about a few things. Which is always a good thing. Thinking. First, she seemed slightly ashamed of being […]

Reviews of my Tarot exhibition.

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three reviews from the exhibition at Susan Diamond 22 King’s Road St Leonards-on-Sea East Sussex TN37 6DU 4 Dec 2014 – 5 Jan 2015 Rude Magazine story by Nicci Talbot: http://www.rudemagazine.co.uk/features/ella-gurus-nightlife-paintings.php Hastings Online article by Erica Smith: http://hastingsonlinetimes.co.uk/arts-culture/visual-arts/ella-guru-at-susan-diamond Laurence Poole’s blog: http://laurencepoole.wordpress.com/2014/12/03/the-ella-guru-tarot-at-susan-diamond-st-leonards/   And the Facebook event page with photos from the opening party: https://www.facebook.com/events/1529433437299163/?pnref=story […]

Tarot decks for sale

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in tarot

Buy the Ella Guru Major Arcana here. 22 cards in a printed box, signed and numbered in a limited edition of 100. Cards are on thick high quality professionally printed playing card stock, with rounded edges. NOTE if you are in East Sussex, please buy local rather than online – you will save yourself the […]

Tarot Exhibition and deck at Susan Diamond

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Project blogs

The show is open NOW at Susan Diamond: After 2 1/2 years on these canvases, I am finally exhibiting my Tarot paintings. Limited-edition, signed, numbered and boxed sets of the 22 Major Arcana are available at the gallery throughout the duration of the exhibition which runs until 5 January 2015. See details below. Press release below: VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest

Sue Kreitzman and Anne Sophie Cochevelou

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Painting blogs

My epic painting of Sue Kreitzman and Anne Sophie Cochevelou is my own ode to Outsider Art. This painting will be shown as part of Sue Kreitzman’s window display at Selfridges from 8  January 2015!  http://www.fashionmonitor.com/news/wMx/Selfridges-celebrates-Bright-Old-Things I am a trained artist with a degree, so in that sense I don’t fit the bill of ‘Outsider.’ However, I […]

Stuck in a Jewel – Chris Yates’ pv at Nucleus Gallery Chatham

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Stuck in a Jewel – Chris Yates’ pv at Nucleus Gallery Chatham. Chris put on a stellar show. I was happy to be a guest artist in this exhibition. Much wine was consumed, so, for now, all I can say is great work, Chris. And to the rest of the public – the show is […]

Stuckist Astrology Project

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Painting blogs, Project blogs

Following on from the success of the Stuckist Major Arcana Tarot Deck in 2012, Elsa Dax has done a project on Astrology and Chinese birth signs. The show is finally happening on Saturday 19 November 2016 from 6-8 pm at St Paul’s Church, Camden Square, Camden High St, NW1 0J. Being a Gemini, I have done the Gemini […]

The Urban Voodoo Machine album cover

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

I had the pleasure of painting one of my favourite bands ever. I did the front cover, and portraits for the inner booklet. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest

John Jones Gallery project blog

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Project blogs

This mural painting project with Joni Belaruski and Del Riche was great fun. Paraphrasing from Joni’s blog: Joni was given  a really fun commission from John Jones Framers that was a pleasure to work on from start to finish. John Jones is a prestigious framing company based in North London with clients including Guy Ritchie and Madonna, Hugh Grant, Damien […]

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