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A small commission of a family home intended to capture it at that special time with a young family within (hence the cargobike in the foreground).
As a gift for my beloved mother’s 60th birthday I wanted to paint a picture of her with her own children when they were young. Unfortunately, thanks to her long-term commitment to camera aversion I couldn’t find an appropriate photograph, … Continue reading
As mentioned in an earlier post, I have been attending life drawing sessions at The Prince Regent in Herne Hill on Wednesday evenings. The group organise an exhibition every year to display their ongoing collective and eclectic efforts. This year … Continue reading
I’ve been going to life drawing classes for a few months now (its something I’ve done a great deal of in the past but haven’t found the time for in the last couple of years). I don’t have any particular … Continue reading
This image started life as a collage about 2 yrs ago after the G20 demonstrations. A time when billions of pounds were being spent on bailing out banks and I got into a fruitless argument with my bank about some … Continue reading
A view of the beautiful cottage where one of my Mum’s neighbours live, on Anglesey. The cottage and background – showing the view over the Menai Straits to Snowdonia is fairly accurate, but the foreground is more invention than reality.
A painting from my recent trip to Skye. This view was a short walk from where I stayed, and the painting was begun quickly on site as Skye lived up to my expectations of glorious sunshine one minute and horizontal … Continue reading
These small paintings (14x18cm and 12×16) were made using drawings from a sketchbook I took with me on a trip to Central America in 2006. The second one I finished this week, but the colour and memory of the places … Continue reading
This little portrait commission (5x7inches) of a beautiful 14month old girl was a joy to do, and I had an excuse to get the silver-leaf out.