Monday, 23 May 2016

Busy Bee

Honey Bee
Watercolour on Paper
72cm x 56cm

Private Commission
Image ©KayeParmenter 2016

My latest commission is five large watercolours for a luxury holiday accommodation in Somerset – one painting for each of five beautiful bedrooms.
Having visited the amazing barn conversion to discuss the paintings, we agreed that the paintings were to be big and colourful.  To my delight, one of the subjects discussed was to paint a favourite of mine…the fabulous honey bee.
This painting is indeed quite large, the frame measures nearly a metre wide and it was an absolute dream to paint.  The bee almost felt like it was coming alive under my brush and I loved the freedom of dropping  sumptuous colours onto the paper.
I am nearing completion of the commissions and I hope to share details soon of both the holiday accommodation and further images of the paintings.  I have a great, busy week planned, working to deadlines with an event approaching next weekend.  I’ll be back with more pics soon!

Friday, 13 May 2016

Friday Feeling

Watercolour on paper
37cm x 37cm
Private commission

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

A first step....

Strength, Determination, Courage, Spirit, Hope
Watercolour on paper
Various sizes

With the Invictus games underway, it seemed a great time to finalise my fundraising and make the donation payment to Combat Stress.  Thank you to everyone who purchased my snowdrop paintings, we have raised enough money to pay for a consultation with a psychiatrist - a crucial first step in coming to terms with the harrowing memories of combat.  

Monday, 9 May 2016

Not the Monday Blues

"Woodland Wonder"
Watercolour on paper

A2 Gallery Wells,
"Land, Air and Water Exhibition" 12th-29th May

Wishing everyone a happy and inspiring week!

Friday, 6 May 2016

Dreams take flight

"When fears are grounded, dreams take flight"
©KayeParmenter 2016

A2 Gallery Wells
Air Land and Sea
Exhibition 12th-29th May 2016

80 High Street

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Piglet and Fly

"Piglet and Fly"
Watercolour on paper
Private commission
©KayeParmenter 2016

Hope this watercolour painting brings a smile.