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
Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. I’ve struggled with the 4950 Painting Challenge. Some weeks, it’s been to find a single example of my painting subject. This week I’ve had the opposite problem… Too much choice. This week’s … Continue readingPainting Challenge – Deciding what to do when there’s too much choice.