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

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

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

Home Soil

Balance 8″ x 6″ Oil on Linen Mounted to Board SOLD Over the past however many weeks I have been venturing into pastures new (pun intended) and trying my hand at landscapes. ‘Frustrated’ is such an inadequate word to describe my emotional state at failing to render anything (with one exception) in landscape painting acceptable … Continue reading Home Soil

Elsewhere

Cumulus Over Holkham Oil on Panel 8×8″ SOLD Hello I hope that you are safe and well. In an earlier blog post at the beginning of the lock-down I wrote about how, along with most artists, I welcome peace, quiet and solitude to work in. However when these sought after conditions have been forced upon … Continue reading Elsewhere