Castlefields Basin is one of my Manchester Series, You can see more in my portfolio.
This weeks painting creation begins with the graphite image, and you can just make out the masking has begun in ernest. And now for a spot of colour, shaped by cling film. A bit more colour as the inks come into play. That wall on … Continue readingPainting Creation – Irwell Reflections
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This little gem of a canal is in the heart of Manchester – or is it Salford? I’d better check. Yep, it’s Manchester. This is the progress of the painting of Castlefields Basin. I love canals, I grew up near the Rochdale Canal and it … Continue readingCastlefields Basin – Painting in Progress
Dwarfed among the towers sits the historic Cathedral in this painting of the Irwell in Manchester. Dark colouring in stark contrast to the golds, ochres, pinks and purples of the dwellings to the right. Apartment blocks tower either side of the ancient River Irwell. Imperfect … Continue readingPainting of the Irwell in Manchester, art meditations