Gherkin painting – meditating on Whispering Glass. The first thing you’ll notice in this is a swathe of blue green swirling from the top of the Gherkin painting, which d disappears, after a few wave. Slipping down by the dark building at the bottom right. … Continue readingWhispering Glass – Meditating on a Moody Gherkin Painting.
London Landscapes are full of surprises. One thing I love about the London Landscape is the way the city varies as you walk around. Cities like London never stand still. As one part dies back a new structure is built over the remains. Some features … Continue readingLife and Death in a London Landscape
Ever look at Contemporary Architecture and wonder…? How it came about? Who had the idea? Why did they put that there? Obviously, these questions have simple answers. Contemporary Architecture is where it is because someone had a need for a building(s). This was the space … Continue readingContemporary Architecture – Three Generations painting
Ever get an earworm? I’m convinced most come from some subconscious association. Like this week’s painting, when I was looking at 2 of my favourite London buildings. I often play with angles when I’m taking my reference photographs, and, in this one, the buildings seem … Continue readingFrom Ear worm to Inspiring Architecture Painting
A painting unmasked captures the final stage of my painting process. A magical transformation from chaotic mess to defined structure. See the full transformation in my video. … Continue readingA Gherkin Emerges – A painting unmasked is sometimes disappointing.
Bus Queues are awful. They’re a necessary evil if you have no car. With the growth in car ownership, buses are becoming less frequent, well they are in rural areas, but in cities they still have an essential place. They are a cheap way of … Continue readingBus Queue: love them or loathe them?