To really see a place you need to go high. Whether it’s scaling a Tall buildings or mountains. The effort will always reward you with an awesome view. As long as the weather is compliant, of course! On hearing a new cable car crossing was … Continue readingFlying High over London – Work in Progress
Oxford Paintings don’t tend to include Spaceships. Although by spaceship I actually mean student union Bar! Confused? I was at first. I’d heard reference to Keble’s Spaceship but couldn’t quite picture how it would look. Until I saw it. And then? Well, it’s kinda obvious … Continue readingKeble College, Oxford Painting the Spaceship
Do you enjoy people watching you at work? Many artists are self conscious and not keen to work in front of others. It makes you aware of potential mistakes and can stifle creativity. Personally I love demonstrating what I do. I know, I’m a freak! … Continue readingWhy I love talking about abstracts
Well, that week was busy! Bucks Open Studios is in full swing, presentation at Oxford University Press Bookshop amidst the usual chaos that seems to surround me. The beauty of Open studios is I have to make art. I know it’s a hard life isn’t … Continue readingLaunching HMS Belfast Painting at last!
Some paintings fight every step of the way? Painting frustration results in slow progress! No matter how hard you try, it just does not seem to work right. This work in progress of Keble has been like that. It is a building with an excessive … Continue readingPainting in Progress – overcoming frustration!
After a somewhat hectic week I’m finally catching my breath. And getting around to posting the completed Wolfson Painting number 2. Next up is Keble College which is proving to be something of a challenge. It’s a tad older than my usual genre but fascinating … Continue readingNormal service will be resumed as soon as possible