• Oil Paint


    Painting, drawing and alla prima sketches.

  • Montage of images


    Mostly art related thoughts, but the rambles could go anywhere.

  • Art related resources


    The books, materials and websites that I have found useful and inspiring.

Welcome to the website of fine artist Helen Davison Bradley, featuring a selection of portrait, still life and landscape studies. My aim is to give a flavour of my life as an aspiring artist, and my blog includes many studies and critical analysis of my technical processes and the thinking behind my work. I also highlight the many wonderful artists and writers that inspire me. Please feel free to add to the dialogue by leaving a comment.

Recent Posts

  • Oil Sketch on Paper

    Very enjoyable little project. I’ve made her hand look massive though! [more]

  • Oil Sketch of Fred

    Fred is such a great character to paint. Here’s a relatively quick oil sketch completed over 3 sittings of 2 hours each. I could have done with one more sitting I think, to sharpen up here and there, but unfortunately... [more]