I have been spending a few hours each month gradually sorting through my very many belongings, in particular everything to do with my past business of painting on silk. I recently came across a box with some unfinished silk paintings in it. Wondering what to do with them, as I am not able to finish the paintings, I decided to share them.
I also had two large framed paintings that I planned to auction off at some point.
In many ways this collection of the art work I did prior to 2009 is my pension and so some thought has had to go into just how I share them and with whom!
I am very blessed with everything that I have at the moment and when I used to earn a living from my paintings, they were often at a price my friends and neighbours couldn’t afford. I have therefore decided to auction this collection as a form of ‘Barter’ or ‘trade’.
Below is my ‘wish list’. It’s a collection of treats and items that I would like. They would give me joy, make my life easier or assist me in my studies as a medical herbalist.
I have also listed all of the paintings with their state,(framed, unfinished, mounted etc) and measurements.
The plan is that if you would like one of my paintings, make me an offer. Maybe you have something that you think I would like that I haven’t listed. Send me a message on the contact form below and the offers I like will be exchanged for the paintings selected. Each painting is numbered and titled for ease of reference. I have also added their measurements and a brief description.
I feel that this way my paintings will find a home where they will be appreciated and treasured, and by way of a fair exchange. I do have some more paintings to add over the coming days so please check back and look!
27. Eleven Acre field Ansford 2008 90cm x 120cm Acrylic on loose Silk unmounted and unframed.
29. Lily sketch on silk 2008. Unstretched, unmounted and unframed 90cm x 115cm.
Paula’s Wish List
Any payment to IRCH to cover my studies as a medical Herbalist ( Be sure to let them know it’s for my studies!)
Quantities of local cheese or butter
Anything in cashmere!
Herb plants from Jekka’s herbs
Any meat or fish from ‘Galloway Smoke House’
Vouchers for hair cuts by Michael at ‘The Sanctuary’ Bruton
Vouchers for treatments from Wayside House
Vouchers for treatments, medicine and herbs from Myrobalan Clinic
Raw chocolate making ingredients, ( Cacao butter, powder, nibs & Coconut oil)
Vouchers for Bruton Health Foods
Vouchers for Wincanton Health foods
A new wooden front door. ( Frustratingly an odd size so needs to be made…)
A chair for my writing desk
New glass jars and lids for honey
Vouchers for photo books ( Snapfish/ Apple/ photo-box etc)
Wood for shelving
Ecos paints for decorating
Solar lights for outdoor decoration
Anything for off grid solar or rainwater harvesting
Jane Iredale make up.
Use of accommodation in London or anywhere peaceful or exciting for a retreat or holiday.
A retreat at the Findhorn Centre Scotland
Any other suggestions most welcome! Make me an offer, nothing to loose!
Terms and Conditions.
All paintings are exchanged ‘as seen’.
Paula’s decision is final and reserves the right to agree on an offer that suits her not necessarily the offer of the highest value.
Paula reserves the right to withdraw any painting from trade at any time.
All paintings are to be collected from Castle Cary or shipped at ‘winner’s ‘ expense.