Do you have buildings that draw you to them? This Central Station painting features one of my favourite Manchester icons. Not sure why it is. Maybe the shape or because it’s an iconic image from my childhood but I keep coming back to it. The … Continue readingCreation of Central Station Painting with Video
Printworksis one of my Manchester series, you can find more in my portfolio.
Dwarfed among the towers sits the historic Cathedral in this painting of the Irwell in Manchester. Dark colouring in stark contrast to the golds, ochres, pinks and purples of the dwellings to the right. Apartment blocks tower either side of the ancient River Irwell. Imperfect … Continue readingPainting of the Irwell in Manchester, art meditations
The begining of a painting always looks strange. Funny parts, disjointed and never quite making sense. My pictures always look grubby until the paint is applied. They also have a ghost like quality common of pencil outlines. The addition of masking fluid causing an unclean … Continue readingCreating a Painting of Charing Cross Station
There’s one thing that artists fear. The Blank page. How to go about finding art inspiration? Now, there’s a question. The answer is as broad as it’s long. You may as well ask “How long is a piece of string?”. Any answer I give will … Continue readingFinding Art inspiration