Much of the painting is dark blues and purples but I see galaxies of stars in the purples and blues with tiny suns of ocre and swirling masses of spiraling stars. There’s a cage like structure where the building leads your eye to the brilliant … Continue readingPainting meditations – The light at the end of the tunnel
Latest in a series of meditations I’m creating about my art ready for the exhibition in October. Trafalgar fountain meditations First look at the Trafalgar Fountain painting above. What do you see? The Fountain and it’s pool dominate beneath the crumpled sky. Fine Lines, emanating … Continue readingMeditations on Art – Painting the Trafalgar Fountain
Artist Meditations on a painting I’m often asked about the stories behind my paintings. I’ve recently begun a practice of meditating on my art and writing down my thoughts. These are those thoughts edited slightly. Beginning with Albert Square. Colour takes on life of its … Continue readingAlbert Square- see a painting through Artist Meditations
Doorknobs aren’t usually the subject of paintings. Part of a painting, yes, but not the main feature. Cartoons, yes. as the mouse, fleeing from the cat, draw a door knob so he can escape. But rarely are they the feature of your actual paintings. Number … Continue readingReflecting on a humble Door knob.
This painting is part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge, a series of 50 paintings of architectural details in Buckingham and surrounding area. Find out how it began here. Painting number 17 – looking at Arches, So many arches… sigh! The song “Underneath the Arches” has … Continue readingPainting 17 Underneath the Arches
Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. Latest New Art is a Handrail but why’s the subject close to my heart? You may be aware that I was an occupational therapist before I followed my artistic dream. I spent a … Continue readingNew Art is off the rails – #16 4950 Painting Challenge