20 Fenchurch Street is one of those buildings that people either love or hate. It evokes strong emotions because it is so different to the surrounding architecture. Towering overhead in this Walkie Talkie painting, it inspires that sense of looming that tall buildings convey. Older … Continue readingMeditation on the Walkie Talkie Painting
Strong, resolute, Portcullis House owes much to the history of the United Kingdom. Its name and shape suggest that ancient security device, the portcullis. but its style is distinctly 21st century. The roof tiling forms trapezoid shape fanning out to the bottom edge. Lines that … Continue readingMeditation on a Portcullis House painting
Printworksis one of my Manchester series, you can find more in my portfolio.
I have to admit to envisioning something far more mundane than this for the Drainpipe. My original plan was this one. Basic, functional, worn. Then I went on a photoshoot and found this offering, a historic feature by someone obviously wanting to impress. It’s drainpipe … Continue readingPainting number 41 Drainpipe Art for the 4950 series
I originally planned this to be a dome but eventually settled on a Timber framed building. I ran out of time to get the reference photo. The structure of Timber framing has always appealed and they do have a quintessetially English feel about them. With … Continue reading38 Timber Frame building – 4950 Series