It can be hard to escape the view that cities are grey, if you look at much London Art. Although in reality there is an exuberance of colour. Views like in this Leadenhall Street painting tend to reinforce that perception of a grey mass often … Continue readingThree Generations – icons of contemporary London Art
This week we’re looking at a more recent paintng City Hall City Hall is one of my London paintings, you can see more here.
Rounding the corner by Warren Street station, a fire engine leans – the only indication of its speed in this snapshot of time. In this painting of a fire engine, you cannot hear the sirens blaring or see the blue lights flashing, but you know … Continue readingBlues and twos meditation – Painting of a Fire Engine .
Painting Boris Bikes was a must for me. They may be clunky, but they’re still bikes. I have a fascination with bikes developed in childhood. Bikes gave me my first real taste of independent travel. The London bike scheme is a marvelous system and you … Continue readingMeditation and Painting Boris Bikes
At the top of the Mall (or is it the bottom?) stands Admiralty Arch. Resplendent with the Royal Navy white ensign flags – all 8 of them. Historic British architecture at its best. Looking at the painting the features are clear but, on closer inspection, … Continue readingMeditating on Admiralty Arch Painting