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

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

At Home

At Home 8″ x 8″ Oil on Linen £160 Click Here to Purchase For an Artist self isolation is pretty much the norm. It’s what most of us crave – solitude, peace and quiet. The conditions for concentration and inspiration. Over the coming weeks it’s very likely that increasing numbers of people will be self … Continue reading At Home

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

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

Empty Promises

Wendy’s Blue Jug 18x14cm Oil on Linen SOLD Well its raining again . . . that’s reassuring. It doesn’t seem to have deterred the locals from voting though. I’ve just been to vote and our local polling station is busy. Maybe one of the party’s manifesto includes a promise to stop the rain – and … Continue reading Empty Promises