Any Artist will say, that setting up an one day exhibition is fraught with issues, especially if it rains on the morning of the event and that event is outdoor! Which is exactly what happened to me when I went to set up for my … Continue readingOne Day Exhibition – Setting Up in Time
When dreams take shape is a Lowry Centre Painting. The Salford building is curious and feels very dark, due to facing north. A closer look tells you it’s not dark. The tower, with its helical panels, and the curious trough like structure and its support, … Continue readingWhen Dreams Take Shape – Lowry Centre Painting
What is painting home for an artist? After I left home to study in Oxford aged 18, Piccadilly station became a familiar sight to me. It always marked the beginning of the journey, even though, in reality, I’d already been travelling half an hour. Coming … Continue readingPainting Home, When does The Journey Begin?
This week we’re looking closely at a painting of London Bridge Reflections. That’s if I can actually remember the title. Any questions about the piece, please ask in the comments, either here, or on Youtube. Here’s a still of the image, which will now forever … Continue readingPainting of London Bridge Reflections Art Talk
City Hall, is a curious structure. Like an alien helmet, or Eygptian one maybe, squatting in this painting of the south bank of the Thames. Set apart in a space of its own. It needs space, so that you can appreciate its outline and shape. … Continue readingPainting of the South Bank – City Hall
In this Rainy image of Kings Cross, the facade of the Station glows bright orange yellow against the blue and slightly murky sky. Arched windows, multifaceted squares of glass, create dark contrasts. Like the station has two eyes looking out on the world. And like … Continue readingRainy image of Kings Cross Reflections