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
White Cockerel 18 x 14 cm Oil on Linen SOLD It surprised me that chickens have been a popular suggestion. Fortunately I have plenty of reference material close to where I live. Less than a mile from here a small bridge crosses over the river Wensum where an old man had a small patch of … Continue reading A Doodle Do
Cheese & Wine 18x14cm OIl on Linen SOLD Here is the first painting of forty in my paintathon. Thank you for your suggestions so far, keep them coming. They vary widely which makes it an interesting challenge for me and many of them involve alcohol – I’m not sure what that says about my audience. Cheese … Continue reading Thirty Nine to Go . . .
At last after two and a half months of back breaking work my new studio is built, painted, wired up and operational. Here it is on a cloudy dull October day . . . . . . and inside. So now I can return to the easel. Starting on 21st October and until the … Continue reading Paint – a – thon
Gratitude 8″x 12″ Oil on Canvas I am so grateful that for the first time in three and a half years I have recently been able to work most days . Following surgery in 2016 I have been suffering from a vestibular disorder which has left me with vertigo attacks, dizziness, balance problems, nausea, cognitive … Continue reading Gratitude
Before the Harvest 8″ x 12″ Oil on Canvas Framed £160 Click Here to Purchase I have been wanting to get down to painting landscapes for some time now and I managed to paint this piece before the Holt Festival. I had intended to settle down to paint more like this after the festival but … Continue reading Time is of the Essence