Sketching London is a deliberate attempt to recreate a photomontage, so often a favourite of the souvenir. These things often focus on the historic architecture. This one celebrates the new. Have you ever wondered what the impact the Capital has on a first time visitor? … Continue readingSketching London – Painting of the Week
HMS Belfast is an impressive sight. I was naturally drawn to its elegance, and the chains. Floating on the Thames it’s now a museum. A popular attraction it has a serene elegance despite its lethal abilities. Even though it has been decommissioned, those guns still … Continue readingHMS Belfast Painting Deadly Elegance?
Quite possibly my most elaborate painting yet! I’ve completed Sketching London… I’ve always liked multiple sketches on a page and wanted to achieve the same effect with this painting. London sketches includes most of the famous buildings and a few less well known that I’ve … Continue readingLondon Sketches – New Painting.
This Week’s Work in Progress is one I’ve been planning for a while, A montage of London Sketches of Iconic Architecture. After Global village I’ve had so many requests to do one of London. So here it is… I love the sketchy feel so far. … Continue readingLondon Sketches – Work in Progress
Well, that week was busy! Bucks Open Studios is in full swing, presentation at Oxford University Press Bookshop amidst the usual chaos that seems to surround me. The beauty of Open studios is I have to make art. I know it’s a hard life isn’t … Continue readingLaunching HMS Belfast Painting at last!