• three sisters

  • five sisters of kintail

  • maggie & marg

  • Erich, Emma & little Ted

inspiring happy thoughts

sunny afternoonHave you noticed that one of the great things about art is its ability to let us feel something in an instant? Somehow we automatically respond to a shape, a colour, a structure, a mood.

To quote the great master Henri Matisse:
‘what I dream of is an art balance of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or disturbing subject matter, an art that could be a soothing calming influence on the mind something like a good armchair that provides relaxation from physical fatigue.’

Like Matisse, I offer the viewer to feel inspired, happy or calmed by the art available here. Enjoy.

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