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 readingPainting St Leonard’s Wooden Bell Tower