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
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
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
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 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
Pretty in Pink 6 x 6″ Oil on Panel £99 Click Here to Purchase As a painter I probably wash my hands more regularly than a lot of people to avoid eating nasty cadmium chemicals with my snacks and meals. And I even wash my hands before as well as after going to the loo … Continue reading Keep Your Distance
One Green Bottle 12″ x 8″ Oil on Panel Framed £250.00 Click Here to Purchase . . .it pours. At the turn of the year when we were experiencing very heavy rainfall in Norfolk I was putting some things in my loft when I discovered that the roof was leaking everywhere. My heart sank knowing … Continue reading It never rains . . .
Norfolk Jonquils 3 18x14cm Oil on Linen £99 Click Here to Purchase I often use coloured card in my set up and following on from the yesterday here is the same subject with a high chroma background. . . . a bit different then? . . . . Continue reading Green!
Norfolk Jonquils 2 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD Doing a short series of paintings with the same subject matter is an interesting challenge. While I am creating these still life set ups I fiddle with the positioning of the subject, alter the lighting and experiment with different coloured backgrounds to create the composition. It is … Continue reading Variations on a Theme
Norfolk Jonquils 1 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD I dare say that we could all do with cheering up in these strangely dark sinister days of climate change and pandemics – so here are some cheerfully colourful daffs. I have lots of these miniature daffodils, known as Winter Jonquils growing around the edge of my … Continue reading Putting ‘We’ before ‘Me’