The Fortnum and Mason painting’s a busy one. Lots of colour and texture everywhere. Two main colours dominate, orange/brown and blue/green. The scene is Fortnum and Mason on Piccadilly. A long-established, respectable firm with a reputation reaching back a few centuries to 1707. The Clock … Continue readingMeditations on Fortnum and Mason Painting – New artwork.
Towering Shard As we begin 2017, I wanted to share some of the photographs I’ve taken that haven’t made it into paintings, yet. They may do at some point, who knows, you’ll have to wait and see. So I’m introducing a “Photo of the month”. … Continue readingPicture of the month – Towering Shard
The Walkie Talkie Building… Also known as 20 Fenchurch Street as seen from Lombard Street. A while ago I painted a Golden Locust trade sign. Created in the days when reading was a rare skill, and images were the traditional method for advertising a company. … Continue readingWalkie Talkie Building. Painting Lombard Street.
The Shard is one of those buildings that are born not just made… There is an idea or concept that defines them, not just a need for a space to operate in. The process by which they are created may take time but there is … Continue readingBirth of the Shard
What was the last thing you saw that took your breath away? The moment saw it, you couldn’t stop staring! Whether it’s a person or a place, some things are simply breathtaking! When I first visited the British Museum I was expecting a stuffy building. … Continue readingBritish Museum’s Breathtaking Atrium Roof!
Battersea Powered Sellout? Oh Battersea Power Station, how you’ve changed! What an Icon you’ve become. The question is which one? Urban Power Once a symbol of industrial might, that powered a thriving metropolis. London’s urban scene was illuminated. Newpaper presses, offices, banks, manufacturing plants, television … Continue readingThe Changing State of Battersea Power station