Skip to main content

Cornwall Creative Skills website

Creative Skills, the professional development organisation for all creative industries practitioners in Cornwall, has launched 'Outhere' with generous support from Cornwall Council.

Outhere is a creative community of people interested in all kinds of creative practice. It is a place to meet, share resources, announce your events and showcase your talents. I've become a member too, click here to visit my page.


  1. What a wonderful concept!
    Lesley, your page looks fantastic and that is some CV you have... impressed is an understatement :)

  2. The support and development of these kinds of projects is crucial. Fair play to the council for backing it. Karen.

  3. Hi Anne, thanks so much. Please excuse the appearance of this post - it's been re-edited and re-edited but I can't get rid of the large print!! x

  4. " . . . each artwork is a journey into the unexpected."

    LOVE that description of your creative process~!!~


  5. This is brilliant....I'm sure good things will happen as a result of you being involved!

    C x

  6. What a wonderful body to be part of and I am sure you will flourish. Well done the Council for backing you all.

  7. Ooh, sounds good Lesley. Off for a look at your page x

  8. I had to come back to say what a fantastic site it is Lesley. Really brilliant so thanks for the link x

  9. I was interested to read about your life and work, especially your botanical illustration. Clearly a lady of many talents!

  10. Thanks everyone - must pop by and visit you all as I have been a 'slack' blogger of late! x

  11. Very impressed with your profile page Lesley and that beautiful painting too. What a good body to be part of.

  12. Thanks Cathy - I'm off to visit your blog. x


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

'Wild Walking on the Beach' and other paintings on board

And then it was December! Time flies that's for sure!  Here's some new work, it's been such a pleasure to spend some uninterrupted, quality time, painting ☺

The first two paintings posted are framed and already at Art Space Gallery, St Ives

'Surging Sea' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Confronting the Surf' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

This larger painting is currently at the framer's.
'Porthmeor, Tail End of a Rainbow' oil on hardboard, 20.5 x 19 cm.  SOLD

As are the next two paintings, waiting to be mounted....
'Godrevy from Nearby' oil on board, 9.5 x 18 cm. SOLD

'Winter Seascape, Panorama in Miniature' oil on board, 13.5 x 4 cm. SOLD

These two rectangular paintings have only recently been completed and will be delivered to the framer's soon, to be mounted.
'Evening at Porthmeor' oil on board, 10.5 x 9. 5 cm. SOLD

'Among the Rocks, Porthmeor West' oil on board, 13.5 x 10 cm.  SOLD

And the follo…

'Shining Surf' and other small oil paintings.....

As always, weather informs these paintings and so far, April has given it all from sunny, warm days to gales, thunderstorms and hail, it certainly hasn't been dull.
The framed square paintings below have already been delivered to  Art Space Gallery, St Ives 

'Soft Horizon and Rock' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Shining Surf' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Beach, Mist and Sun' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Clean Horizon, Cold Sea'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Beach, Cloud Reflection'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Waves at Porthmeor Corner'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Bright and Dark at the Cove'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Clear Water, Clearing Sky'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

The rectangular paintings (below) are currently at the framer's, waiting to be mounted.

'Surf, Rock Protection'  oil on board, 9.5 x 22.5 cm.  SOLD

'Frequent Waves and S…

New paintings for August and some from July..

Summer, such a hectic, busy time here in St Ives, no complaints though, there's been enough sunshine to keep everyone happy!
On the personal news front: All six of the artworks painted with submission to the annual ING Discerning Eye Exhibition in mind are now at the framer's.  There's still time to enter, click the link to find out more.

The Rotary Club of St Ives popular fundraising exhibition of donated postcard sized art is a high point of the annual St Ives September Festival and my contribution is already in the hands of the organisers.

The ever popular Square Deal Show at St Ives Society of Artists Mariners Gallery is another unmissable September Festival event.  I have my blank canvas, it's unwrapped and a start on it will be made very soon - just need to think about what to paint!
Again, click links to access more info.  

Here's some new work - the following four paintings will appear at Art Space Gallery, St Ives very soon.

'Limpid Sea Pool' oil …