Category Archives: art

Cover Art 3

Yay! I’ve finished the artwork for Return to Longbourn, and it has now gone off to my talented graphic designer to be turned into a brand new book cover for my darling child, due out next month. (To view the work in progress, see … Continue reading

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House and Garden

If you have been following me closely, you know that I  recently finished writing the next installment of my P&P series, picking up the story again five years after the close of The Darcys of Pemberley. Whilst the manuscript for Return to Longbourn is … Continue reading

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Giving Some Account

“My Dear Cassandra:  Having half-an-hour before breakfast (very snug in my own room, lovely morning, excellent fire — fancy me!) I will give you some account of the last two days. And yet, what is there to be told? I … Continue reading

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Cover Art Reveal

I’ve been promising that the cover art for my second novel, For Myself Alone, was coming. So now here it is! I’m pleased with the way it turned out, but the early returns weren’t promising. When the painting was underway, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

I’ve been creating my own Christmas cards since 2000, each December choosing a different piece of my artwork for the cover image. Two years ago it was a painting of a Venice balcony (painted from the photo you see a … Continue reading

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Cover Art Choice

As I mentioned before, I’ve been working on producing a piece of artwork based on Lyme House (Pemberley in the ’95 film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice) to be used for the cover of The Darcys of Pemberley (to be released soon).  I did painting … Continue reading

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Blank Canvas

I wish I had written down a great quote someone posted on Twitter the other day.  It went something like this: What a blank canvas is to the artist and empty paper is to the writer, silence is to the musician.  Since … Continue reading

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