Towering Shard As we begin 2017, I wanted to share some of the photographs I’ve taken that haven’t made it into paintings, yet. They may do at some point, who knows, you’ll have to wait and see. So I’m introducing a “Photo of the month”. … Continue readingPicture of the month – Towering Shard
On the last day of the year, I’m sharing 12 paintings One for each month of 2016 to sum up the year. January – Not your usual Wedding Month. But I’ve always done my own thing, and, yes, I did get married in January. A … Continue readingLooking back on 2016 – A year in 12 paintings
How’s the excitement level in your household? Ours is pretty high, even with Christmas over, everyone is looking forward to the new year. As if that wasn’t enough, I’ve had some more big news about my Art. Artists and Illustrators Magazine hold an annual competition. … Continue readingWho is the Artist of the Year 2017?
After hectic period, returning back to the studio is always a joy. The change of pace, the opportunity to catch my breath and create something new. Sometimes there are dramas, Like having no water for a day, either due to the pipes freezing or, more … Continue readingBack to the Studio, Painting Chester Clock Tower
The Police boat was one of three moored up on the Thames. I thought of doing all three but really wanted something more focused so I cropped out the other two. Starting with the graphite image, this is the composition. I tend to get absorbed … Continue readingNew Painting – Police Boat on the Thames
Inspiring Artists can create art out of anything! So why do some go overboard when buying art materials? When all they need is at hand? Try simplifying, only a few basic items are required. Sometimes, just the one. What about using some paper? or, if … Continue reading5 Ways Inspiring Artists use Limited Materials.