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Ruth Gray Images · 3W ago

Ten Small Paintings for January

Below is the results of my labours for January ten small paintings of various street scenes around Derbyshire and the UK. I've been struggling to find a consistent plan of action for a few m...
Ruth Gray Images · 4W ago

Festooned in Plastic

A chance thing happened last year I was incorrectly included in an email that went out to Hertfordshire Artists, it was a call out for artists to participate in Earth Day Exhibition,  Ending...
Ruth Gray Images · 1M ago

Some Thoughts on Loyalty

Its half way through January and I've weaned myself of mince pies and am learning what vegetables are again, we have had Angus's birthday and this week is my 15th wedding anniversary of whic...
Ruth Gray Images · 1M ago

My Twitter Art Exhibit #TAE18

Happy New Year everyone I've had a fantastic Christmas of visiting friends and family and generally not doing much of anything when I'm on holiday I do nothing work related at all, tempting ...
Ruth Gray Images · 1M ago

Christmas Just Do it!

I'm sitting here surrounded by twinkly lights so many that I don't need my main lights on i have them in the kitchen the living room outside and all the way up the stairs my radio is tuned t...
Ruth Gray Images · 2M ago

Exhibition at Cromford Studio and Gallery Starts Today!

Whitby 30 x 30 cm I know I've gone a bit coastal here but I do go on holiday! See this work and my other new pieces at Cromford Studio and Gallery Joint exhibition with Martin Sloman on thro...
Ruth Gray Images · 2M ago

Oeuvre Now There's a Word.

Sometimes you just want to have some fun and for years I have wanted to paint Goose Fair but I've been working on commissions or series and it just didn't fit my oeuvre (pretentious word for...
Ruth Gray Images · 2M ago

Peak District Artisans and Banks Mill!

To visit the Banks Mill Artisan Fair you have to set a side a whole day its a big event its probably now the biggest event of its kind in Derby.For a start you have the beautiful Banks Mill ...
Ruth Gray Images · 3M ago

Abandoned Mill Buildings

I have a thing for abandoned buildings me and my friend Lester use to spend hours wandering around abandoned railway buildings at Toton sidings when we were teenagers and that love of feelin...
Ruth Gray Images · 3M ago

Guest Blog by David Walker of Yoxall Art Group.

The Art of Stylisation by David Walker, Yoxall Art Group.Fresh from the detailed article on her painting “Christmas Eve at Castleton” in the journal “Paint” (The Magazine of the Society for ...