• 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

  • An Act of Remembrance

    Another painting on Arches oil paper, which I continue to enjoy. I wanted to play with perspective a little bit with this one, and included a blue backdrop in order to add both an element of colour as well as... [more]

  • Life’s a peach

    A straightforward still life painting. I’m still enjoying the Arches oil paper – which definitely seems to encourage a different kind of brushwork – or maybe I just have more confidence in experimenting. Either way, I wanted to keep this... [more]