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.
Canary wharf painting in progress. In the masking phase photo you can see a curious feature taking shape in front of the Canary Wharf buildings. What is that strange structure in the foreground? Looks like honeycomb inside a beehive, and that’s what drew me to … Continue readingCanary Wharf Painting in Progress
At first it’s hard to figure out what you’re looking at in this image. Painting Battersea Power Stations Reflections in a mirror like pool. I say mirror-like because it’s almost smooth, but not quite. Gentle ripples ride accross the surface as a delicate breeze disrupts … Continue readingPainting Battersea, Reflections on art