Does September make you feel like new beginnings? There’s a feeling of new beginnings. Maybe it’s because I still have children at school or past memories of starting a new school term in September, but things always seem to change around now. This year even … Continue readingNew Art for a new Academic Year
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
The Walkie Talkie Building… Also known as 20 Fenchurch Street as seen from Lombard Street. A while ago I painted a Golden Locust trade sign. Created in the days when reading was a rare skill, and images were the traditional method for advertising a company. … Continue readingWalkie Talkie Building. Painting Lombard Street.
Finally I can reveal my latest Gherkin Abstract! It’s taken a little longer than planned but I’ve finally finished the work in progress I started last week. After a hectic but thoroughly enjoyable weekend followed by far too much paperwork I’ve been able to finish … Continue readingGherkin Abstract Finished at last
Here’s the finished pigeon painting. I still think I need to work on the title. Everything I can think of sounds cheesy except for ‘Crossing the Thames’. I’m pleased how he gets lost in the river Thames. Like an ornithologist’s version of “Where’s Wally?” . … Continue readingNew work, Naff Title? Pigeon Crossing the Thames