Some time ago I made a promise to paint St Leonard’s Church in Middleton, Manchester. I have been meaning to paint its Wooden tower for a long time. The Church dominated my childhood, so it’s a personal perspective. We learnt about it’s history at school. … Continue readingWooden Bell Tower
Something different this week. I’m motivated to work more on the abstract for a while so I’m back to the Gherkin for inspiration. The pencil stage has taken me a while but I’m hoping to have it finished for the weekend. We shall see… This … Continue readingWhat’s on my Easel today?
Artists need to create art! It’s a no brainer really, but sometimes, in order to move forward, the creation part of art takes a back seat. With everything that’s been happening this past fortnight I’ve had little time (or space) to create new work… I … Continue readingYou’ll never progress unless you keep painting…or will you?
This weeks work in progress is the New Network Rail building in Milton Keynes. So new it’s still being built! I think I’m nearly there with the pencil Sketch. Now all I need to do is mask and paint. I have strong urge to reference … Continue readingRailway progressing – well the painting is at least!
This weeks Work in Progress is very tall… Well, by UK standards. Just the lettering on the top of the CIS building and I can start masking! And, no, that isn’t a mistake, I don’t mean CSI! The iconic Cooperative Insurance Association building used to … Continue readingSketching the CIS building – No, I don’t mean CSI!
I was out and about shopping the other day and stopped at the garden centre’s coffee shop. These flowers were on my table. Well, I say flowers, but there’a a distinctly fruity theme occurring here! Anyway, I decided to sketch them. I particularly liked the … Continue readingFestive break