The Chantry chapel, the oldest building in Buckingham, and a National trust property. There’s much about the building to note what we’re focused on the small gate at the entrance. Behind is the chapel wall and main doorway. The gate leads to steps and a … Continue reading4 chantry chapel 4950 Buckingham Painting
Drain painting is not the usual province of art. We don’t seek them out as a drawing subject. They’re not revered as objects of beauty. Quite the reverse in fact. We hide them from sight. Divert focus away from them, unless we have to deal … Continue readingIs a Drain Painting art? Art meditations
Where do I start? Silver Tips is a frosty painting and piece about contrasts. The hard edges of the railings against soft, indistinct foliage behind. The lines formed by the cobwebs are irregular and damaged. Not the typical image of structure and order, we think … Continue readingFrosty Painting Meditations – Silver Tips
It’s small isn’t it? A church clock face, imperfect,- part of the right side is missing. The centerpiece is partially blurred. I remember being told to only paint what you see. If I’d been painting from life, I might have added those missing details in … Continue readingMarking Time Art Meditations
My challenge to create 50 pieces of architectural art inspired by architecture in Buckingham and surrounding villages is complete! I decided to finish symbolically with a signpost.It implies What next?, which direction shall I go? And that is the question now, what architectural art shall … Continue readingArchitectural Art #50 – The final 4950 painting!
As I approched the final paintings in the 4950 painting challenge, there were a few last minute shuffles. Paintings I was struggling with and didn’t decide on the specific subject matter until the deadline for completing the painting challenge finished. The final 2 paintings were … Continue reading4950 Painting Challenge penultimate painting- 49 Gate Latch