Steady

Steady12″ x 8″Oil on CanvasSOLD This is just the sort of set up that tries my patience to paint and tests my nerve with regard to the safety of my crockery. This stack swayed about a bit while I was painting it which made things a lot more exciting than I had wanted. Continue reading Steady

On Cloud Nine

Holkham Bay Receding Tide8.5 ” x ” 16Oil on PanelSOLD As a child I remember laying flat on my back making out the shapes of faces and animals in the clouds as they passed by overhead. As they traveled on their way the wind would change the shapes of the clouds and what I had … Continue reading On Cloud Nine

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

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

Fragrant Day

Fragrant Day 6 x 6″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD If anyone wants me tell them I’m in the bath. Many thanks to Brett, Kent, Danny and Harry from Proheatsolutions.co.uk for coming out to install a new boiler for me under difficult circumstances. They were all reasonably tall incidentally. Until the next time stay well … Continue reading Fragrant Day