Wolfson College, Oxford – River Quad Looking back on this Wolfson River Quad painting. I can see how my paintings have changed. How my art has evolved. This was painted seven years ago. I’d been painting architecture for only a few years. I had fewer … Continue readingWolfson River Quad Painting
The Warship, in this painting of HMS Belfast, looms large on the Thames. Dwarfing the buildings on the South bank. The architecture would be impressive on its own, without the nautical comparison. Even Tower Bridge seems small, as does the minuscule City Hall. It’s a … Continue readingPainting of HMS Belfast – Artist’s Thoughts
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
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