Imagine an Urban Landscape. Do you think of Clean? Probably not. Cities are much cleaner than they used to be but cities and grim go together like pencil and lead. Like many other cities, the clean air act transformed Manchester. As a child I remember … Continue readingUrban Landscape – Dirty Old Mill
Ever revisit a place and realise you’ve changed? It’s a surreal moment, you remember how you were, and that person is still in you. But you’ve learnt and grown from experiences since you left. The artist’s journey can be like that. You create a piece … Continue readingPainting Manchester – Revisiting old haunts.
A busy Saturday in Manchester. Passengers waiting for the tram. A moment in time held in the finished painting of the tramstop outside Manchester Central Library. Now for the tricky bit… Deciding what to call it! Waiting for a tram? Tram stop? I’m presently on … Continue readingTram by Manchester Central Library – New Artwork
After all my procrastinating, it’s done! Presenting the finished painting of the Barbican from the terrace. It’s a working title still. The structures on the roof remind me of Pill boxes on the coast. I can see something like “Waging war on Art” or “Defence of … Continue readingFinished, at last!