When looking at this British Library gates painting, the first thing you notice are the words British Library repeated in a rising stack. Each layer upwards the font becomes more delicate and light. It’s as if the lower levels need to be reinforced to hold … Continue readingBritish Library Gates painting words
A Bright Red Underground sign perches on top of a shiny pole. Standing like a lollipop, it virtually splits the painting down the middle. You see it towering overhead, as you look up from the underground entrance. Silver railings on the right break up your … Continue readingCharing Cross Station.
Manchester Central painting shows a major railway station in the heart of the city. Closed during the Beeching reforms and left derelict for years. It was used as a car park and little else. Transformed in the 80’s and 90’s to its current glorious state. … Continue readingMeditation on Manchester Central Painting
The moment I started to paint this, the Robot appeared. I’d been drawn to the ornate hinges on the large black door and the fanlight above. The orange yellow glow of ink became his eyes. The arch or stones above his hair. A mouth looking … Continue reading37 Robot Door Painting Meditation
It’s a wall, it’s stone. Irregular, weathered, the individual stones are hard to see. There’s a patch of dressed stone to the right, part of a window frame. About 3 cm down is a ridge of stone that crosses the entire piece. Then there is … Continue reading35 Stone Wall Painting Meditation
A single wall light glowing orange against a swirling indigo sky. The dark blue, is textured with tiny, fuzzy specks. A feature of the use of salt and time. Some effects cannot be rushed. This piece is less crowded than number 9, and this allows … Continue reading10 Wall Street Light Painting Meditation