At Home 8″ x 8″ Oil on Linen £160 Click Here to Purchase For an Artist self isolation is pretty much the norm. It’s what most of us crave – solitude, peace and quiet. The conditions for concentration and inspiration. Over the coming weeks it’s very likely that increasing numbers of people will be self … Continue reading At Home
Norfolk Jonquils 3 18x14cm Oil on Linen £99 Click Here to Purchase I often use coloured card in my set up and following on from the yesterday here is the same subject with a high chroma background. . . . a bit different then? . . . . Continue reading Green!
Norfolk Jonquils 2 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD Doing a short series of paintings with the same subject matter is an interesting challenge. While I am creating these still life set ups I fiddle with the positioning of the subject, alter the lighting and experiment with different coloured backgrounds to create the composition. It is … Continue reading Variations on a Theme
Norfolk Jonquils 1 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD I dare say that we could all do with cheering up in these strangely dark sinister days of climate change and pandemics – so here are some cheerfully colourful daffs. I have lots of these miniature daffodils, known as Winter Jonquils growing around the edge of my … Continue reading Putting ‘We’ before ‘Me’
Jug of Daffs Oil on Panel 6″ x 6″ £75 Click Here to Purchase Recently I have found that the more I paint the more ideas I get for further work. I have a couple of sketch books around the house and in the studio where I record ideas when they come to mind in … Continue reading Wave the Rules
Dictionary 6″x 6″ Oil on PanelSOLD The dark blue book is a 1939 edition of The Pocket Oxford Dictionary. Given it’s age I suspect that its had a few owners before me. I noticed that the corner of one page is turned in where someone appears to have been looking up ‘Pericardium’ which you no … Continue reading Left on the Shelf
First Daffs18x14cmOil on LinenSOLD The weather! Goodness me talk about sublime to the ridiculous. Saturday was like a spring day here in North Norfolk. Sunny, warmish and clear blue skies. The birds in my garden outside the studio were in fine voice. It was a lovely day. However, given the warnings in the forecast I … Continue reading The Answer my Friend . . .
Words of Christ in Red6″x 6″Oil on PanelSOLD More wretched root canal treatment and associated maladies have contrived to prevent me from working consistently hence an absence of posts here on my blog. The good news is that there is a distant glimmer of light at the end of the very long tunnel that is … Continue reading New King James Version
Trinity 18x14cm Oil on Linen Sometimes, as with this painting, I am undecided as to how I am going to render the subject matter. After much deliberation, many cups of tea and too many biscuits I might have a vague idea of what I’m after. I’ll say to myself “Well I’d better make a start” … Continue reading Trinity