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 under Chelsea Bridge
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 –
Happy New Year! With renewed enthusiasm I bring you The return of the Wednesday Work in Progress It’s a work on canvas and seems to be a popular subject matter as well as a popular exhibition. The poppies exhibition at the Tower of London entitled … Continue readingWork in Progress – the Poppies…
Something different this week. I’m motivated to work more on the abstract for a while so I’m back to the Gherkin for inspiration. The pencil stage has taken me a while but I’m hoping to have it finished for the weekend. We shall see… This … Continue readingWhat’s on my Easel today?
Another Routemaster but this time the Full Monty. It’s amazing how cropping an image changes the character of a piece. After last week’s close up I wanted to show the whole bus for this one. Here’s a shot of it and all the general mess … Continue readingWork in Progress – The Bigger Bus Picture
As promised here’s the London bus painting I’ve been working on. It’s very small on 8 inches or 20 cms square. ©2014 – Cathy Read – Routemaster bus Work in Progress- Watercolour and Acrylic on stretched canvas-20 x 20 cm I was asked to create … Continue readingWork in Progress – London Bus up Close and Personal