This week’s talk is about Manchester City Stadium painting AKA Manchester Blue. A painting of the Etihad Stadium, the mecca for the blue fans on a Saturday afternoon, or any time City are playing.
The gateway to Smithfield market is now the Chinese Cultural Centre. Gateways in paintings fire my imagination. This one was the home of Manchester’s fish market. I have vague memories of passing it, and a strong fishy smell. One which remained for some time, even … Continue readingSmithfield Wandering Gateways in paintings
Glorious green roof besides a wall like molten lava on an alien world, in Manchester, With Hot Tin View I continued to experiment with texture in abstract paintings. It originated as a chance passing on a photo shoot in Manchester. I was on my way … Continue readingHot Tin View – texture in abstract paintings
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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