The 4950 Painting Challenge continues Find out how it began here. This week my focus for the 4950 Painting Challenge is Buckingham’s Chantry Chapel. Although with a working title of #4 Gate, it’s really been the Chapel Gates. The Chantry Chapel is the original home … Continue readingChantry Chapel Gate – 4950 Painting Challenge.
Painting the Haymarket I love iconic architecture, but some places are iconic in different ways. The Gherkin, Lloyds and the Shard are buildings that are distinctive in shape. They are relatively simple and easy to find a “classic view” and show the whole of the … Continue readingPainting the Haymarket.
Back to the studio with some new painting. It’s been a crazy old month. I’ve been creating art but I have not been doing much in the way of blogging. I’m playing catch up after Oxford art weeks, Bucks Open Studios, a visit to Manchester… … Continue readingCan you Guess what the new painting is?
Manchester is often on my mind. All month I’ve been working on paintings inspired by the city. Focusing on my home city already, it’s impossible for me not to say something about the atrocious attack on Monday. My thoughts and prayers are obviously with those … Continue readingProud of Manchester
To some, painting colour and Manchester don’t combine. They see Manchester as a grey and wet place and, like most English cities, it can be. Graphite images reflect that perception. But if you look carefully you’ll find colour, even on dull days. Recently I’ve been … Continue readingPainting colour into Manchester Central Library