★ ‘Queen Guinevere’s Maying’ by John Collier (1900)

★ It’s the May Day holiday here in the UK, so to celebrate the glories of spring, I thought I’d share this beautiful painting – ‘Queen Guinevere’s Maying’ by John Collier (1900). Celebrating the renewal and fertility of springtime, May Day… Read More

★ The Romance of the Pre-Raphaelites

★ I’ve been looking at a lot of art by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood lately, and I’ve found the rich yet subtle colours, opulent fabrics, elaborate details, and their sheer beauty a real source of inspiration. I’m something (ok, a lot) of a history geek, so I’ve always been interested… Read More