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.
Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. You know the phrase “The devil is in the details? It’s been proving something of a challenge to focus on the detail close up, rather than a view of the building. I’ve had … Continue readingVanishing Buttresses and other trials: 4950 Challenge #14