Painting the Haymarket I love iconic architecture, but some places are iconic in different ways. The Gherkin, Lloyds and the Shard are buildings that are distinctive in shape. They are relatively simple and easy to find a “classic view” and show the whole of the … Continue readingPainting the Haymarket.
Painting Piccadilly Circus took a while. Complicated paintings aren’t the work of a few moments. They take many hours, over a period of days. The beauty of Time lapse photography is its ability to capture this process. Belying the time taken from white page to … Continue readingPainting Piccadilly Circus in Time Lapse
Finding Art inspiration is a constant challenge. Wherever I go I’m always looking for new things to paint and draw. I’ve learnt that finding art inspiration is not a case of sitting and waiting for it to appear. It’s capturing the ideas when they come. … Continue readingFinding Art inspiration from a Neglected Bike
What should Contemporary Painting focus on? Have you ever wondered what Contemporary art is? Abstracts? Surreal Portraits? Contemporary Architecture? Most of mine focus on the latter, but what about historic buildings and features? Do they still count? I often wonder, especially if I have a … Continue readingWhat is a Contemporary Painting?
After filming, I fell in love with Stop Motion Painting recording. One of the most exciting pieces of film from the Landscape Artist of the Year filming last June was seeing the stop motion film they took of me on the day. I love the … Continue readingSt Paul’s at Night – Stop Motion Painting in progress