Biber Oil on Linen 18x14cm When I moved into my shiny new studio I decided that the stereo from the house was coming down there with me. I figured (correctly as it turns out) that I would be spending most of my time there so that’s where I would have the best sound system. … Continue reading The Mystery Sonatas
Egg Me On Oil on Linen 18x14cm SOLD Life isn’t without its ups and downs and last week was a mixed bag. I was back and forth to the dentist with toothache and a swollen face and have been referred to Hospital for surgery. Goodie. That upheaval had a bit of negative impact on my … Continue reading Egg Me On
Cocky 8″x 8″ Oil on Canvas SOLD Yesterday I spent some time down at Goggs Mill Lane where the chickens and poultry live. There is a young Cockerel there who is a real character. Bundles of energy and very noisey he spends the day sending chickens and ducks fleeing is all directions. He is cocky. … Continue reading Cocky
Pie and a Pint 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD Other than the occasional bit of chicken I don’t eat meat so having a pork pie in the house is something my dog picks up on very quickly. He has eaten the missing portion of the pie already and eager to join me back down in … Continue reading Grub Up!
White Roses 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD Its not raining today and the forecast is suggesting that it’s not due to rain again here in North Norfolk for over a week. Not sure I believe the forecast though. When I moved here six years ago I mentioned to a local that the weather forecast was … Continue reading Looking Rosy
Roses for Primrose 18 x 14 cm Oil on Linen SOLD Well its still raining. I’m not sure when it stops “being good for the garden”. When it does (or if it does) eventually stop I would like to get outside to do some of these small paintings. Number 7 in the Christmas 2019 Paintathon … Continue reading Roses for Primrose
Pomegranates 14 x 18cm Oil on Linen SOLD Just like the weather at the moment this one is still very wet so it’s tricky to photograph without getting glare or reflection. This is a reasonable likeness! Working to the fixed format (14x18cm or 18x14cm) is a challenge with the compositions of these pieces. This is … Continue reading Get there if you can . . .
A Loving Bowl Full 14x18cm Oil on Linen SOLD Clementines appear to be a seasonal favourite. Back in the day they were only available at this time of the year in this country – they were a Christmas treat. My treat tomorrow is a trip down to the smoke to see the Anthony Gormley Exhibition … Continue reading A Loving Bowl Full
Blue Cheese & Wine 14x18cm Oil on Linen SOLD I arranged this little set up on Friday morning during a fit of coughing and felt gradually worse as the day wore on. For various reasons I didn’t get the chance to paint the set up on the day and I then spent most of the weekend … Continue reading Cheesy Does It
Coffee Time 14 x 18cm Oil on Linen SOLD I’ll bet that some of you thought that I had given up on these 40 paintings – fallen at the third hurdle so to speak. Nope that’s not the case I’ve been busy elsewhere. I was honoured to be on this years judging panel for submissions … Continue reading Life Interrupts