Looking at this urban scene, it’s hard to believe that the waters of the great river Thames flow below you. The London Bridge painting shows the scene after a heavy rainfall. The pavement and roads are saturated. Light reflects on the watered walkway, as people … Continue readingLondon Bridge Painting reflections
Dirty Old Mill is the second painting I did of this mill. When creating the Quarry Bank Mill painting featuring the historic building in Styal, Cheshire, I was sure of one thing.There’s something wrong with this reference image. When you look you see a well … Continue readingQuarry Bank Mill Painting The Grime
The more I look at St Pancras Reflections, the more I feel that I’m looking at a mirage. Shimmering, rainy reflections caused by the zigzag lines. There’s plenty of colour, but the effect is ephemeral and spirit like. That sense of the image disappearing into … Continue readingRainy reflections at St Pancras
Taking a closer look at my Painting of the Week in video..
Grace Church Street. The buildings in this painting of Gracechurch Street loom overhead. You’ll be forgiven for thinking what church is this? It seems like you’re gazing on a clock tower but far from it. The clock is suspended on the wall, from a curved … Continue readingMeditating on The Painting of Gracechurch Street
Saturday Night Live Art Shows is a series of artists talking about paintings they created. This week I share the story behind my painting of St Paul’s at Night.