Red Boat on the Thames watercolour Painting meditations. St Paul’s rises above the turquoise sky with expandng clouds. Pale grandeur over a busy scene. Dark indigo bleeds upwards, hovering ominously over a “sunny day”. Is menace afoot or will it pass by? The hot sun … Continue readingMeditation on Red Boat on the Thames Watercolour painting
The Toast Rack Painting Another item of Mancunian heritage. Once part of the university, now facing a new future as what? Time will tell. It’s future is secured whatever they decide to do with It The Hollings building, affectionately known as the Toast rack, has … Continue readingToast Rack Painting
It can be hard to escape the view that cities are grey, if you look at much London Art. Although in reality there is an exuberance of colour. Views like in this Leadenhall Street painting tend to reinforce that perception of a grey mass often … Continue readingThree Generations – icons of contemporary London Art
Rounding the corner by Warren Street station, a fire engine leans – the only indication of its speed in this snapshot of time. In this painting of a fire engine, you cannot hear the sirens blaring or see the blue lights flashing, but you know … Continue readingBlues and twos meditation – Painting of a Fire Engine .
Painting Boris Bikes was a must for me. They may be clunky, but they’re still bikes. I have a fascination with bikes developed in childhood. Bikes gave me my first real taste of independent travel. The London bike scheme is a marvelous system and you … Continue readingMeditation and Painting Boris Bikes