This week, for Saturday Night Live Art Shows I’m looking at Toast Rack Towers one of my contemporary Manchester paintings of the Hollings building part of the old university campus. Here’s the video, complete with gaffs. Finally I’ll leave you with a still of the … Continue readingContemporary Manchester Paintings Toast Rack Towers
Sometimes, looking at an artwork, the ideas flow easily. A feature stands out or a thought shouts loudly. Crowd painting, it’s busy, almost too busy. Piccadilly Circus is overlooked by Eros, or so is the common perception. Eros seemed a good title. If you are … Continue readingThat’s Eros in A Piccadilly Circus Crowd Painting, Isn’t It?
For Saturday Night Live Art Shows I discussed my Manchester MOSI Art creation called MOSI Grey. Why is there no grey in it? What is MOSI and what is that curious thing in the sky? Curious how sometimes you never see a thing until some … Continue readingWhat can you see in This Manchester MOSI Art?
On a trip to London, we were travelling around in a taxi when I saw this bicycle chained up against the railings. It inspired my abandoned bike painting called Neglected. Its saddle was lost, with a flat tyre and rust covered it. It’s not my … Continue readingAbandoned bike painting – Who Left it?
Charing Cross Station is the subject of this painting creation time lapse video. It shows the evolution from white page with yellowed masking to full colour picture of a London street. Whilst the video shows that the lost transient stages are just as interesting as … Continue readingPainting Creation Time Lapse Of Charing Cross Station
Painting Manchester Maps I had to include a bee, a symbol associated with Manchester for years which took on added significance in 2017 following the Arena Bombing. They’ve crept into my work, never more consciously so than in this painting. This weeks for Saturday Night … Continue readingPainting Manchester Maps I Featured a Bee. Why?