Landscape Painting often involves plein air sketching. That translates as “painting outside” to the average person. I have done landscape paintings and sketched outside in the past and will do so in the future. But there’s nothing quite like painting in the studio. Especially when … Continue readingLandscape Painting – Indoors or out?
When you hear Blondie’s Hanging on the telephone what do you imagine? At the time of the song, public call boxes were everywhere and I can imagine her standing in one, receiver to ear waiting… The setting adds a touch of visual drama . The … Continue readingCalling Home! Red Telephone box painting
Ever look at Contemporary Architecture and wonder…? How it came about? Who had the idea? Why did they put that there? Obviously, these questions have simple answers. Contemporary Architecture is where it is because someone had a need for a building(s). This was the space … Continue readingContemporary Architecture – Three Generations painting
Debating whether to buy Original Art or a Print? The decision to buy original art is a big step for many. It’s easy to feel that getting a print will be a better option for you or that buying a picture is a waste of … Continue reading13 reasons why you should buy Original Art.
Plein air painting requires a degree of endurance. Which was certainly required when I set up my easel here, by Beaconsfield church on a chilly Sunday lunchtime This was a test run. I’m aiming to finish a painting over a 6 hour period with a … Continue readingPlein Air Painting at Beaconsfield Church – the Results
Ever get an earworm? I’m convinced most come from some subconscious association. Like this week’s painting, when I was looking at 2 of my favourite London buildings. I often play with angles when I’m taking my reference photographs, and, in this one, the buildings seem … Continue readingFrom Ear worm to Inspiring Architecture Painting