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

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

Green!

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!

Variations on a Theme

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