Sometimes, looking at an artwork, the ideas flow easily. A feature stands out or a thought shouts loudly. Crowd painting, it’s busy, almost too busy. Piccadilly Circus is overlooked by Eros, or so is the common perception. Eros seemed a good title. If you are … Continue readingThat’s Eros in A Piccadilly Circus Crowd Painting, Isn’t It?
This week we’re looking closely at a painting of London Bridge Reflections. That’s if I can actually remember the title. Any questions about the piece, please ask in the comments, either here, or on Youtube. Here’s a still of the image, which will now forever … Continue readingPainting of London Bridge Reflections Art Talk
City Hall, is a curious structure. Like an alien helmet, or Eygptian one maybe, squatting in this painting of the south bank of the Thames. Set apart in a space of its own. It needs space, so that you can appreciate its outline and shape. … Continue readingPainting of the South Bank – City Hall
Looking at this urban scene, it’s hard to believe that the waters of the great river Thames flow below you. The London Bridge painting shows the scene after a heavy rainfall. The pavement and roads are saturated. Light reflects on the watered walkway, as people … Continue readingLondon Bridge Painting reflections
Grace Church Street. The buildings in this painting of Gracechurch Street loom overhead. You’ll be forgiven for thinking what church is this? It seems like you’re gazing on a clock tower but far from it. The clock is suspended on the wall, from a curved … Continue readingMeditating on The Painting of Gracechurch Street
Saturday Night Live Art Shows is a series of artists talking about paintings they created. This week I share the story behind my painting of St Paul’s at Night.