Celebrating 5 years of train ticket paintings.
Before 2018 draws to a close, here’s a few new charcoal sketches to add to the sketch book.
Moving out of Reading this May, I had a wonderful send-off by the Mayflies as I took my final walk around Whiteknights lake. Coming out in full force just to mate before disappearing again for the year, you can really see where their scientific name ‘Ephemeroptera’ comes from, as they truly are Ephemeral creatures.
I’m very chuffed that the wonderful Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra has chosen this little painting to be the image for their next concert: Back to Beethoven. It was inspired by listening to Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture which we’ll be playing as part of our Beethoven themed programme on the 19th of May 2018 in Reading.
Branching out from things on this Earth – I’ve chosen to paint the Pillars of Creation as it is possibly one of the most beautiful sights in the known universe (with the help of good old Hubble). You can find more train ticket paintings here: here:https://cassialeigh.wordpress.com/2016/05/22/rail-card-paintings/
No two sunsets are ever the same, and this latest series of paintings has been inspired by some of the amazingly vivid colours of dawn and dusk – a phenomenon you can see everywhere on earth. Here are the results of a sudden desire to experiment with colour and light, to try and capture these fleeting…
A little bit late now – but here are some paintings inspired by the wonderful spring colours. After growing up in Singapore; a country with no seasons, I am always amazed and inspired by the variety and wonder every new season brings – especially spring! Hopefully this is something I’ll always appreciate, and never take…
Pets really do become a part of the family, and they worm their way into your heart, no matter how grumpy or greedy they are. Kiara has been a part of my life for many years now, and saying goodbye has been harder than I thought it would be. As it has often been the…
First Year Zoology is done and passed with flying colours! So here are some colours of Whiteknights lake to celebrate. That and I’m missing my feathery friends (and perhaps the un-feathered ones too). Check out more Train Ticket Paintings at: https://cassialeigh.wordpress.com/2016/05/22/rail-card-paintings/
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A compilation of pencil and charcoal sketches
A Series of acrylic paintings done on the back of train tickets.