Looking at this urban scene, it’s hard to believe that the waters of the great river Thames flow below you. The London Bridge painting shows the scene after a heavy rainfall. The pavement and roads are saturated. Light reflects on the watered walkway, as people … Continue readingLondon Bridge Painting reflections
Taking a closer look at my Painting of the Week in video..
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
20 Fenchurch Street is one of those buildings that people either love or hate. It evokes strong emotions because it is so different to the surrounding architecture. Towering overhead in this Walkie Talkie painting, it inspires that sense of looming that tall buildings convey. Older … Continue readingMeditation on the Walkie Talkie Painting
Todays painting, along with three others, can be seen at the Society of Women Artists Exhibition at the Mall Galleries until 29th September 2019. For details of this and other exhibitions, please check out my events page.
Viewing above street level across this London Church painting, there’s a black canopy providing shade over the seats and tables in the bottom right. One wonders whether the people below notice the scene as they drink, dine and chat. Blue Spire of St James’s raises … Continue readingLondon Church Painting – Blue Spire of St James’s