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 Roadside

Fresh As 8″ x 6″ Oil on Panel SOLD I am lucky enough to have a garden and during the lockdown when I have not been painting I have been planting, sewing seeds, weeding, watering, pruning and mowing like never before . . . and thoroughly enjoying it in this lovely weather. The garden is … Continue reading From the Roadside

Trinity

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

Propped Up

  Love Heart Mugs Oil on Linen 18x14cm SOLD I found these short mugs in a local charity shop. I thought that they would be fun to paint and the muted pastel colours would shift my palette. The colours of the mugs stacked like this reminded me of ‘Love Hearts’ sweets that we used to … Continue reading Propped Up