Long tendrils of flowers curl out of a pottery jug.


Nasturtiums are a joy to paint. Their happiness brightens up everyone’s mood. However the long, sinuous tendrils give an indication that there is a darker side to this innocent plant. These contradictions make for an interesting still life painting.

Enamelware on a table


Colourful enamelware makes a great painting subject. First it has to be thoughtfully arranged and lit with a spotlight. Then comes the challenge of depicting the hard, bright, coloured surface of the metal.