Flight over the Thames The cable car ride across the Thames between Greenwich and the Royal Docks is a thing of elegant beauty. I’m always fascinated with engineering. By the way solutions to problems, such as aerodynamics and strengthening, can often be achieved in the … Continue readingMeditating on Cable Car Painting
Marylebone station Meditations Keep looking at the painting of Marylebone as you read through my meditation. A patchwork of yellow and orange permeates your vision, taking your eyes down and to the left. Then, “Oh No!” there’s more hiding in the middle right. The sassy … Continue readingThe Painting of Marylebone Station
What do you see when you look at this Painting of St Paul’s Cathedral? The image is not so much a snapshot in time. It’s conveys more of a the passing of time. Some areas are clear and sharp, like the painting of St Paul’s … Continue readingMeditating on a Painting of St Paul’s Cathedral at night
Gherkin painting – meditating on Whispering Glass. The first thing you’ll notice in this is a swathe of blue green swirling from the top of the Gherkin painting, which d disappears, after a few wave. Slipping down by the dark building at the bottom right. … Continue readingWhispering Glass – Meditating on a Moody Gherkin Painting.
Natural history graffiti The first thing you notice about natural history graffiti is the towering edifice looming above you. It seems to go on forever. Drawing your eyes up to the molten sky, like they’re alien rocks or Meteors hurled across space. The sky is … Continue readingNatural History Graffiti – Meditations on a Painting
Much of the painting is dark blues and purples but I see galaxies of stars in violet and indigo with tiny suns of ocre and swirling masses of spiraling stars. There’s a cage like structure where the building leads your eye to the brilliant patch … Continue readingPainting meditations – The light at the end of the tunnel