Every artist starts somewhere. My architecture journey started with this one here. My technique has developed and, arguably, improved but early experiments have their own unique charm.
Every artist has to find their own style. Sometimes discovering the route to that style can take you through a number of twists and turns.
This bike was in an alley by the side of a Costa Cafe in Piccadilly. A few steps to the right, the world passes by on busy bustling streets with cars creeping between sets of lights. The bike was chained to the railings and it’s saddle missing, but it didn’t feel abandoned. I suspect the
On a sunny day in London, Crowds and traffic cross over the Thames in this painting showing Tower Bridge from an usual perspective. It’s often seen square on from the Thames. This angle shows the lacework details of the bastule railings picked out in white, a very proper decoration for a Victorian masterpiece.
Original painting by contemporary artist Cathy Read. Featuring St Leonard’s Church in Middleton, Greater Manchester, with its distinctive wooden tower.
London Palladium is an original painting by Cathy Read. Theatre is a strange mix of artifice. And yet the emotions felt by the audience can be as real, as if they were personally experiencing the events. When you arrive at the theatre, you know it’s fake, but a good performance will take you in, run you through with every possible emotion and turn you out, a few hours later, a changed person.