Painting Piccadilly Circus took a while. Complicated paintings aren’t the work of a few moments. They take many hours, over a period of days. The beauty of Time lapse photography is its ability to capture this process. Belying the time taken from white page to … Continue readingPainting Piccadilly Circus in Time Lapse
Are the streets of London Paved with gold? So thought Dick Whittington as the tale of goes. As often happens with stories of historic characters myths have arisen which have nothing to do with the real character. As time goes on these myths are embellished … Continue readingAre the streets of London really Paved with Gold?
Dreams are how things happen! Every construction starts with a vision. Be it big or small, an initial idea is needed to direct what becomes reality. To celebrate the year 2000 many monuments were planned and erected. This London Eye Painting is about dreams The … Continue readingLondon Eye Painting, a Millennium Dream
And along comes the bus, Just in time. ©2014 – Cathy Read – Then along came the Bus – Watercolour and Acrylic – 29.7×21 cm – £160 Those sculptures are something else, aren’t they? They’re the work of Lynn Chadwick, on the corner of Bishopsgate … Continue readingThen along came the bus! New painting.
Another iconic image now, the red bus. Although this one isn’t a Routemaster, that’s my next project… If you look carefully you can see the masked outlines of the Gherkin. (I know, I simply couldn’t resist.) I was taken with the statues and the Gherkin … Continue readingFrom Red Phone Boxes to Red Buses