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
Mixed Media was once revolutionary Like the Daily Express Building in Manchester, built in the 1930’s, it could have been built today. Even now people are wary of phrase mixed media and aren’t sure what it is. Simple put, watercolour is one medium, oil is … Continue readingMixed Media Painting Inspired by Revolutionary Design
London Landscapes are full of surprises. One thing I love about the London Landscape is the way the city varies as you walk around. Cities like London never stand still. As one part dies back a new structure is built over the remains. Some features … Continue readingLife and Death in a London Landscape
Inspiration for London Art is easy to find. Just go on a trip and walk around the city and you’ll find inspiration. Like when I went to Kngs Cross. I’ve been meaning to paint Kings Cross Station for a while. I’d never been there until … Continue readingFrom Paper to Painting – Kings Cross, London Art in Creation
The Right work of Art can make a room. And likewise the wrong piece of art can ruin it. Imagine a boardroom with tiny pictures of kittens playing with pompoms. Or a small bedroom with a 4 metre canvas of a bloody battle scene? Neither … Continue reading10 Questions to Help you Find the Right Art for your Home
Choosing Contemporary art for a room can be difficult. 1. Where you want the art to go. Contemporary art in a bedroom has to appeal to a different set of criteria than art you’d want in a study or dining room. 2. Will the Art … Continue reading10 Points to Consider when Choosing Contemporary Art?