Wolfson College, Oxford – view from Rainbow Bridge The painting of Wolfson College, Oxford – the view from Rainbow Bridge is the first of my Oxford series. A familiar sight, on the bank of Cherwell. You’re standing, viewing the college from the Rainbow Bridge. Below, … Continue readingWolfson College, Oxford – View from Rainbow Bridge
Artist Inspiration is the Holy Grail of the Art World. Many people ask artists “Where do you find your inspiration?“ Chances are a moment of hesitation will follow, if you’re one of those who do,. It’s the artist’s equivalent of asking “How long is a … Continue readingArtist Inspiration
The gateway to Smithfield market is now the Chinese Cultural Centre. Gateways in paintings fire my imagination. This one was the home of Manchester’s fish market. I have vague memories of passing it, and a strong fishy smell. One which remained for some time, even … Continue readingSmithfield Wandering Gateways in paintings
Designer Stadium is a Wembley Stadium Artwork that I’m proud of. Not least because it was a struggle to create. When I started working on London Architecture, I wanted to create a piece of Wembley Stadium Art and ended up using one of the worst … Continue readingWembley Stadium Art – Why images matter.
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
Glorious green roof besides a wall like molten lava on an alien world, in Manchester, With Hot Tin View I continued to experiment with texture in abstract paintings. It originated as a chance passing on a photo shoot in Manchester. I was on my way … Continue readingHot Tin View – texture in abstract paintings