Mixed Media was once revolutionary Like the Daily Express Building in Manchester, built in the 1930’s, it could have been built today. Even now people are wary of phrase mixed media and aren’t sure what it is. Simple put, watercolour is one medium, oil is … Continue readingMixed Media Painting Inspired by Revolutionary Design
After all my procrastinating, it’s done! Presenting the finished painting of the Barbican from the terrace. It’s a working title still. The structures on the roof remind me of Pill boxes on the coast. I can see something like “Waging war on Art” or “Defence of … Continue readingFinished, at last!
This painting has been slow progressing but worth it. Watercolour on large scale has some unique challenges. Bigger brushes solves most. But if I go much bigger I reckon I’m going to need longer straws! I’ve deliberately kept the blown ink work away from St … Continue readingRevealing a New Painting – The Life of London Churches
When you take on a big project there are parts you love… And parts you wish to avoid! It’s said if you want something done you should ask a busy person! But I’m not sure I agree. Sometimes being busy helps you avoid what you … Continue readingThe painting I didn’t want to do, but I’m very glad I did!
Sometimes titles can be harder than the painting? I don’t usually struggle knowing what to paint. But, what to call the painting? Well, that’s a different matter What can I say? First, here’s the Finished Painting of the CIS Building. But, as usual, it’s title … Continue readingRevealing a title – CIS or CSI Building?
Is it important for an artist to stick to one style or should diversity reign? I spent hours wondering how to promote myself. Before coming to a conclusion – I need direction! Creating art was not the problem! No, I possessed a diverse range of … Continue readingFinding your style – is it the way to get your art noticed?