What is an abstract Painting? What do you think of when you hear the word abstract? Does you conjour up images of Jackson Pollock,s drippy or Mark Rothko squares? Or do you imagine something closer to reality? Pablo Picaso’s cubism paintings perhaps? There’s no one … Continue readingAbstract Painting – Journey Begins 2
Do you have an obsession? You know what I mean, a “casual” mention causes you loved ones to groan because they expect you to talk for hours! Or they keep you away from certain shops because you’ll spend your life savings if not controlled? Like … Continue readingStupid things done in the name of art – Number 1
Are you a fan of abstract art? Or maybe you prefer something more understandable. You like art that you can tell what it is? When I started out as an artist Representational Art was my thing Happily, creating realistic portraits and scenes Like this one … Continue readingAbstract vs Realism – Which is better?
Have you ever wanted to sketch but couldn’t? On one such day, I woke to sunshine and planned to paint. The children were off which cramped my style somewhat. They do like to be entertained. Solution? Take them for a picnic! Happy children, happy parent … Continue readingWhat do you do when you want to sketch but can’t?
Imagine an Urban Landscape. Do you think of Clean? Probably not. Cities are much cleaner than they used to be but cities and grim go together like pencil and lead. Like many other cities, the clean air act transformed Manchester. As a child I remember … Continue readingUrban Landscape – Dirty Old Mill