• 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

  • Something for Fun

    In due course I’ll probably paint over these, but in the meantime, they are a bit of fun. I enjoyed not really thinking too much about composition, and in the case of the Sharpies, cracking open some of my lesser... [more]

  • Duck Eggs

    I painted these duck eggs (in a white ceramic egg holder) over an old figure study that wasn’t worth keeping hold of. I intended this to be a high-key painting, with subtle, pale hues conveying a sense of calm. Instead,... [more]