No One Trick Pony

If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.” Continue reading No One Trick Pony

Community

CommunityOil on Linen8″ x 20″SOLD I recently enjoyed a bbq in the beautiful country garden of a charming house in the lovely surroundings of the North Norfolk countryside. The husband of an artist friend of mine was there and conversation between three or four of us led to her pending exhibition which was opening the … Continue reading Community

About a Lemon

About a Lemon 10″ x 10″ Oil on Panel Framed £220 Click Here to Purchase It’s been good to be working on these bigger paintings. The larger scale provides me with more options in composition. While working on these two recent pieces I have come up with an idea for the next painting . . … Continue reading About a Lemon

Steady

Steady12″ x 8″Oil on CanvasSOLD This is just the sort of set up that tries my patience to paint and tests my nerve with regard to the safety of my crockery. This stack swayed about a bit while I was painting it which made things a lot more exciting than I had wanted. Continue reading Steady

On Cloud Nine

Holkham Bay Receding Tide8.5 ” x ” 16Oil on PanelSOLD As a child I remember laying flat on my back making out the shapes of faces and animals in the clouds as they passed by overhead. As they traveled on their way the wind would change the shapes of the clouds and what I had … Continue reading On Cloud Nine

Staying Put

Staying Put8″x 12″Oil on Canvas£160SOLD I often think that there is a bittersweet narrative in a lonely abandoned boat. I have walked past this one which lies out on the coast here countless times. It’s always there at high tide and low and goodness knows for how many years. If it could, I wonder what … Continue reading Staying Put

From the Fields

From the Fields8″x 8″Oil on Canvas PanelNFS With the relaxation of the lockdown restrictions I have been venturing further afield for my morning walks with the dogs at ridiculously early hours of the morning. I have missed walking on the coast and so recently I revisited one of my favourite haunts over at Salthouse to … Continue reading From the Fields