Usualy, I shy away from thatched roof paintings. They are always in serious danger of becoming twee. The subject’s been overdone. It’s chocolate Box art at it’s most familiar. Don’t get me wrong, I love thatched cottages, it’s just there as so many paintings of … Continue reading46 Thatched Roof Painting
I shall be flabbergasted if anyone can tell me where this pipework sculpture is. It’s behind shops somewhere in central Buckingham, that’s all I can really tell you without being exact. These pipes don’t seem to have been planned but added as required, giving them … Continue reading45 Pipework Sculpture or creative Plumbing?
This fanlight painting is on a building I’ve wanted to paint for many years. Once a prominant victim of decay, it’s undergone a recent transformation. Keeping many of the features that attracted my attention, now it looks cared for. It’s a wonderful example of how … Continue reading44 Fanlight Painting
This Rooftop painting is inspired by a tiled roof in a Buckinghamshire village which seems to have everything thrown at it, and the result is…? Colourful, complicated, cosy, *insert adjective here* Think someone wanted to get there money’s worth with this one. It’s a bit … Continue reading43 Tiled rooftop painting
As architecture art goes, this has lots of features to note. Arch windows, stonework, leaded windows and the shape of the porch. The entrance to a former church, now repurposed and well used. As you can see, I’ve gone wild with colour. The building is … Continue readingArchitecture art: Enter The Porch
I have to admit to envisioning something far more mundane than this for the Drainpipe. My original plan was this one. Basic, functional, worn. Then I went on a photoshoot and found this offering, a historic feature by someone obviously wanting to impress. It’s drainpipe … Continue readingPainting number 41 Drainpipe Art for the 4950 series