Painting Transformations are fascinating, aren’t they? I’m always amazed with the whole process of developing a painting from a blank page. Last week I decided to try something new, video. OK, so I’ve done video before, but not like this. But creating a painting in … Continue readingUnderground – Creating art Video.
Don’t you just hate it when masking fluid sticks to your brushes? Sound familiar? Most artists have experienced this issue. You need to do some masking, but when you finish your brushes are solid rubber and unusable. I was going to show you a picture, … Continue readingMasking Tips – how to save your brushes
Some time ago I made a promise to paint St Leonard’s Church in Middleton, Manchester. I have been meaning to paint its Wooden tower for a long time. The Church dominated my childhood, so it’s a personal perspective. We learnt about it’s history at school. … Continue readingPainting St Leonard’s Wooden Bell Tower
Ever see something and think YEEEEESSSSSS!? If you’ve been following me for any length of time you’ll know I’m a fan of industrial architecture. The no nonsense approach to buildings that produce pure functionality. I’m not averse to making things look pretty, even when they … Continue readingTate Modern Repurposed Architecture.
Battersea and Chelsea combined. Being from Manchester, I had no idea how close Battersea Power station was to Chelsea Bridge. In my mind the two have very different images. One a clean, flash symbol of luxury life and the other with the daily grind of … Continue readingBattersea Power Station Painting
Fancy a trip on the Thames? This week’s work in progress is something I’ve been longing to do for some time. Battersea Power station! Although it’s a bit hard to see tucked away on the far bank across from Chelsea Bridge. It was as close … Continue readingA trip to Chelsea Bridge – Wednesday’s Work in Progress –