Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. You know the phrase “The devil is in the details? It’s been proving something of a challenge to focus on the detail close up, rather than a view of the building. I’ve had … Continue readingVanishing Buttresses and other trials: 4950 Challenge #14
Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. Some weeks go more smoothly than others. This week should have been easy. I decided to do the tower, which should have been last week. I’ve had some wonderful suggestions, there’s a wonderful … Continue readingChurch Tower painting -Is the universe conspiring against me? #4950Painting 12
Do you love snow? Or hate it with a passion bordering on rage? Does a hit of the white stuff bring out your inner child or Demon! Maybe snow’s causing you chaos? We Brits still aren’t prepared for any significant level of snowfall. Much to … Continue readingPhotography, Snow and the Creative Muse!
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
Some time ago I made a promise to paint St Leonard’s Church in Middleton, Manchester. I have been meaning to paint its Wooden tower for a long time. The Church dominated my childhood, so it’s a personal perspective. We learnt about it’s history at school. … Continue readingWooden Bell Tower
I know, it’s Thursday… But I’ve been in a permanent state of Calendar Confusion this week. Lots happening… Nomads Exhibition is over! Feedback was excellent from all who attended, some even said we were the Best in the Oxford Artweeks. I’m fundraising for the Milton … Continue readingWednesday Reveal – wha’dayamean “It’s Thursday?”