• 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

  • 60 Percent

    This is another painting that was completed a few weeks ago – although quite a while after Easter, which was when this Lindt chocolate bunny was bought. It took some willpower to resist eating him until he’d been immortalised in... [more]

  • Wilted Daffodils

    I painted this a few weeks ago as we moved towards the end of Spring. I spent several days trying to capture these same flowers when they were freshly opened, but couldn’t resolve the composition, and regardless of paint passages... [more]