Maps are at the heart of all journeys, we need to know where we going. Even in these days of Satnav, you can’t beat a good old fashioned map. The painting London maps is based on a one I found in the Victoria and Albert … Continue readingArt inspired by London maps
Hidden in the Clouds You notice the sky with this London Painting. Dark and ominous, with hints of white that only emphasize just how dark that sky is. You can’t see the rain but you know it’s coming. Within the cloud you can make out … Continue readingMeditation on a London Painting – Hidden in the clouds
There are few, if any, London Icons which spring to mind before Big Ben. Dominating the picture, the image of Elizabeth Tower looms boldly against a pale, blue sky. Ostentatious attention-seeking, the tower has gravitas yet the numerous twiddly bits give it a sense of … Continue readingMeditating on London Icons
I’ve been concentrating on smaller pieces recently. This is is the finished version of a work in progress I posted on my Facebook page last week. I love the underground symbol, so simple yet immediately identifiable and distinctive. The perfect foreground for my first painting … Continue readingNew painting – London Calling.