Looking at my National Memorial Painting I cannot help a meditating on the poppy. The first thing that you notice it’s red. An atmospheric swathe of textured red fills less than half the image. Red for poppies representing red for blood. 10,000 ceramic poppies were … Continue readingMeditating on the Poppy – A National Memorial Painting
So, this weeks work in progress is an alley leading to St James’s on Piccadilly. First we have the masked image. It’s a bit faint but you can make out the spire in the centre and the rows of buildings leading to it. Here’s the … Continue readingBlue Spire of St James’s Painting in Progress
This weeks Wordless Wednesday is Sloane Square at Night Sloane Square at night is one of my London Paintings, you can see more in my portfolio.
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
The scene is the Kensington Olympia station. The painting captures the grubbiness of a railway station. It seems no matter how well maintained it may be, there is a tiredness and careworn appearance within any railway station or undercover railway or underground station. Sure there … Continue readingKensington Olympia Painting Meditation