Did you know Abstract paintings are often based on reality? Most people see abstract paintings as a series of random marks, but if you spend any time looking you’ll realise many are more representational than you imagine. You could argue that any form of painting … Continue readingArchitectural Abstract Paintings – Greenwich bound.
Do you have an obsession? You know what I mean, a “casual” mention causes you loved ones to groan because they expect you to talk for hours! Or they keep you away from certain shops because you’ll spend your life savings if not controlled? Like … Continue readingStupid things done in the name of art – Number 1
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
Some time ago I made a promise to paint St Leonard’s Church in Middleton, Manchester. I have been meaning to paint its Wooden tower for a long time. The Church dominated my childhood, so it’s a personal perspective. We learnt about it’s history at school. … Continue readingWooden Bell Tower