Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Nissaki, Corfu, Greece

Hubby and I spent last week in Nissaki, Corfu, Greece. I'm currently feeling super chilled. Amazing weather, beautiful scenery and fabulous Greek food and hospitality! We opted for a private villa through Agni Travel for this break, staying at Villa Leana, a short walk from the tiny harbor and tavernas. We also visited Corfu Town and hired a small boat to explore the coastline.

As usual, my sketch book travelled with me. I will be sharing my sketches in future blog posts. For now, a few photos ...

Sketching en plein air
Balcony view from Villa Leana

Mitsos Taverna

Olive Press Taverna

Corfu Town

Nissaki beach

Villa Leana

View from Taverna Agni

View from Olive Press Taverna

View from Sea View Bar

Vitamins Taverna

Friday, 20 May 2016

Turners and Loxley Painting Challenge

More work in progress. Once complete, this small landscape painting will be donated to the Turners and Loxley Painting Challenge. Oil, mixed media and gold leaf on deep edge box canvas. Challenge artworks will be exhibited at the Stockport Art Gallery and funds donated to Walthew House (Centre for Deaf and Blind).

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

'Colour Me Happy' ethereal landscape painting

I'm delighted to report the commission I have been working on for a few months is now complete - and my client loves it! 'Colour Me Happy' is based upon my ethereal floral landscape 'poppy' paintings but with a LOT more flowers. The client wanted a mass of different flowers in bright colours in my signature ethereal abstract style.

If you would like to commission your own original work of art, please contact me to discuss.

'Colour Me Happy' by Andrea Farmer

Tuesday, 17 May 2016


Lots of work in progress at the mo, including these small ethereal landscape paintings. Oil and mixed media on paper. Experimenting with new textures and mark making. These will become original art greeting cards.

Monday, 16 May 2016

SAA World Record Art Challenge

Back in October 2015, I blogged about the SAA World Record Art Challenge.

My entry below can now be viewed at SAA HQ or in the SAA online gallery - where you need to navigate to panel 60, row 36, column I to see my little ethereal landscape painting. There were a total of 32,283 paintings entered and 10,263 artists are taking part. Wow!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

'Safe Sanctuary' - NEW ethereal landscape painting

'Safe Sanctuary' is the latest addition to my ethereal rural landscape collection. Oil, mixed media and gold leaf on 250 x 300 mm deep edge box canvas.

Purchase from my online gallery

'Safe Sanctuary' by Andrea Farmer

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Bank Holiday WIP

A super creative Bank Holiday weekend! Here's a sneak peek of my new ethereal landscape paintings in progress. Lots of texture and mark making. Oil on box canvas.