Jane Denman Artist - Blog

  • Wonder how a painting can get to you? My first daunting delivery

    Read how you can benefit from free shipping and my super framing deal which sort of came about from trying to get my head around this rather dull subject of shipping and delivery
  • Choose your own frame with your local framer!

    If you order an original painting on paper from my online shop you will get a very bespoke service when you need it framed; delivery and framing is included in the price (up to the sum of £150). Sound like a great idea? A while back I was asked by three clients if I could arrange for their artwork to be framed and it was so easy for me to say of course! 
  • Colour and Protest - my new series of paintings

    It has been very interesting from an artist point of view to follow climate protest marches  over this last summer and just as interesting  to see what the organisers would arrange and encourage to present a collective of people in a visual way. My latest series then focuses on calls to action and the use of colour.

  • Dreamers

    A short video where I complete this painting is in this blog post and, if you managed to get to read my last post then you may see a very tenuous theme emerging, one of slumber...
  • Reaching a Tipping Point

    Delving into a title of one of my paintings completed in 2016; for this canvas I was inspired by a dance titled Tipping Point. Little did I know that this term would be used in quite an unexpected way in 2019
  • Getting Picky

    Sometimes there are too many things going on in a painting and recently I have started to realise this. For elements of a painting to work, at least for me, they need space to breathe. Too many colours, shapes, drips need attending to and this is how a lot of my time is taken up.

  • Moving in and out of the heat

    My attitude towards  the heatwaves we now experience in the UK has changed over the past five years. Perhaps it comes with getting older and feeling the heat more but there is a slight trepidation
  • Jane's Artist Quality Prints

    My news to share is that I can now offer beautiful prints ready to order in my online shop with free delivery worldwide. The quality is amazing! Each carefully chosen print comes in a range of sizes to suit your space.

  • A great reason for moving to this new website

    Two fantastic reasons for my new website

    Welcome to the new look website and although it is still being tweaked and changes implemented, I am pleased with how it looks. I do all of the website myself and changing from one company to another is never taken lightly ...read more

  • The Swimming Pond

    It is not always easy to know whether or not the idea is strong enough for it to become a painting but with The Swimming Pond, once I had the drawings figured out I knew I really wanted to paint it and create a fusion of the experience of relaxing near water.