Back to the studio with some new painting. It’s been a crazy old month. I’ve been creating art but I have not been doing much in the way of blogging. I’m playing catch up after Oxford art weeks, Bucks Open Studios, a visit to Manchester… … Continue readingCan you Guess what the new painting is?
Mixed Media was once revolutionary Like the Daily Express Building in Manchester, built in the 1930’s, it could have been built today. Even now people are wary of phrase mixed media and aren’t sure what it is. Simple put, watercolour is one medium, oil is … Continue readingMixed Media Painting Inspired by Revolutionary Design
Understanding Modern Art is challenging It can leave you wondering what on earth is going on? I have a confession. I’ve always found understanding modern art confusing! There, I’ve said it! First of all, Modern and Contemporary Art are not the same thing. The terms … Continue readingHelp me! Understanding Modern art.
An Easter Cross pattern painting. This is an old piece I did during my more abstract days but since it’s Easter I thought it would be relevant today. Visually, I think it works. Whether it works as a concept I’m less convinced? At the time, … Continue readingEaster Cross Patterns
Ever take a photograph of someone where a tree in the background seems to grow through their head? My Manchester Decades Apart is a bit like that, Beetham’s tower rising up through Manchester Central Both these buildings fascinate me for very different reasons. The fore … Continue readingManchester Central meets Beetham’s Tower