Painting Piccadilly Circus took a while. Complicated paintings aren’t the work of a few moments. They take many hours, over a period of days. The beauty of Time lapse photography is its ability to capture this process. Belying the time taken from white page to … Continue readingPainting Piccadilly Circus in Time Lapse
Architecture Painting on location can be trying. After another week of architecture painting outside I thought I’d share some of my challenges. The Weather : Fortunately the elements have been relatively kind. The wind only require me to tie down the easel and spread the … Continue readingPitfalls of Architecture Painting en Plein Air
What should Contemporary Painting focus on? Have you ever wondered what Contemporary art is? Abstracts? Surreal Portraits? Contemporary Architecture? Most of mine focus on the latter, but what about historic buildings and features? Do they still count? I often wonder, especially if I have a … Continue readingWhat is a Contemporary Painting?
London Landscapes are full of surprises. One thing I love about the London Landscape is the way the city varies as you walk around. Cities like London never stand still. As one part dies back a new structure is built over the remains. Some features … Continue readingLife and Death in a London Landscape
Inspiration for London Art is easy to find. Just go on a trip and walk around the city and you’ll find inspiration. Like when I went to Kngs Cross. I’ve been meaning to paint Kings Cross Station for a while. I’d never been there until … Continue readingFrom Paper to Painting – Kings Cross, London Art in Creation
After hectic period, returning back to the studio is always a joy. The change of pace, the opportunity to catch my breath and create something new. Sometimes there are dramas, Like having no water for a day, either due to the pipes freezing or, more … Continue readingBack to the Studio, Painting Chester Clock Tower