The Royal Opera House painting was an ambitions project. First there was the size and the level of detail in the image chosed. As usual with these types of projects, breaks are frequent as eye strain is a potential issue. Particularly at the masking level, … Continue readingRoyal Opera House Painting Creation
Transforming a blank page is the essence of art. All of my creations begin with white paper, and Battersea Reflections painting is no different. We join the process after the image is on the paper and the masking is well underway. You can just make … Continue readingBattersea Reflections Painting –
Do you have buildings that draw you to them? This Central Station painting features one of my favourite Manchester icons. Not sure why it is. Maybe the shape or because it’s an iconic image from my childhood but I keep coming back to it. The … Continue readingCreation of Central Station Painting with Video
The begining of a painting always looks strange. Funny parts, disjointed and never quite making sense. My pictures always look grubby until the paint is applied. They also have a ghost like quality common of pencil outlines. The addition of masking fluid causing an unclean … Continue readingCreating a Painting of Charing Cross Station
My paintings evolve over time. The creation process seems slow, taking a few weeks to complete, but, thanks to time lapse, I’m able to transport you through time. To show you in just a few minutes what usually takes many hours. Here’s my London painting’s … Continue readingMarylebone Station, London Painting Transformation.
Architecture Painting on location can be trying. After another week of architecture painting outside I thought I’d share some of my challenges. The Weather : Fortunately the elements have been relatively kind. The wind only require me to tie down the easel and spread the … Continue readingPitfalls of Architecture Painting en Plein Air