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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
I started this painting quickly while sat on a water-butt overlooking my mum’s vegetable patch as the sun set. Later in the studio I extended the board from its original square shape to try to balance the composition, and used … Continue reading
These two small paintings were ones started in Germany several years ago that I have only just got round to working on in the studio. I enjoy what happens when you work from imagination/memory on an image that began as … Continue reading
Dog portrait commissions are great, but if there’s an opportunity to slyly convert one into a landscape painting, it must be taken. So then, two paintings of dogs and one of Richmond Park (which also happens to have a dog in … Continue reading
In a tent. In summer. So it is a given that it rained, almost daily, and that rain leaked through the tent into puddles under the bed. But in the breaks between the rain, and family bonding, I found time … Continue reading
Same size, same garden, different view.
While my paints are out and slowly spreading round the house in tell-tale little footprints, I’ve been working on a few old paintings that were started and never even nearly finished. This little painting was begun on holiday in Germany … Continue reading