Much of the painting is dark blues and purples but I see galaxies of stars in the purples and blues with tiny suns of ocre and swirling masses of spiraling stars. There’s a cage like structure where the building leads your eye to the brilliant … Continue readingPainting meditations – The light at the end of the tunnel
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
Painting the Haymarket I love iconic architecture, but some places are iconic in different ways. The Gherkin, Lloyds and the Shard are buildings that are distinctive in shape. They are relatively simple and easy to find a “classic view” and show the whole of the … Continue readingPainting the Haymarket.
Painting Piccadilly Circus took a while. Complicated paintings aren’t the work of a few moments. They take many hours, over a period of days. The beauty of Time lapse photography is its ability to capture this process. Belying the time taken from white page to … Continue readingPainting Piccadilly Circus in Time Lapse
Finding Art inspiration is a constant challenge. Wherever I go I’m always looking for new things to paint and draw. I’ve learnt that finding art inspiration is not a case of sitting and waiting for it to appear. It’s capturing the ideas when they come. … Continue readingFinding Art inspiration from a Neglected Bike