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October Latest Paintings.

End of October already- where did the time go? Latest paintings here, and about to add Gallery to this site. Apologies for neglecting my followers but Life as usual has a habit of overturning my best plans. Still, my work is ongoing and I feel I'm getting nearer to...

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September Interlude

'September interlude' is the phrase that best fits this period of my life where all is in limbo, including my creative work. I could have chosen other phrases like 'staring into the abyss' but I prefer to see it as an interlude - or hope that it is. Well, been here...

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Studio doings and Works in Progress: July ’18

My 'studio doings' and works in progress have been curtailed by this heat - OK up to about midday but then the heat intensifies and I go limp as a dishrag. This post shows the works in progress at the moment but I am flagging and struggling to be inspired. So I've...

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From the Wiltshire sketchbook June ’18

Needing to get back to the essence of the Wiltshire landscape through the sketchbook using collage, limited colours and markmaking. Can't seem to get away from this orange - the one I love is Flame Orange, an acrylic ink - but I am playing around with mixing soft body...

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Fantasia on a Wiltshire Landscape : 17/6/18

'Fantasia on a Wiltshire Landscape' seems the most appropriate title for these three paintings which were completed upon my return from a 'sketching' trip to Avebury. Here's the thing - in the week I was there I sketched........nothing. I've done this before, many...

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Spirit of Place: Two finished paintings 28/5/18

Today I finished (I think) two abstract landscapes on canvas 'Spirit of Place'.  I'm really pleased with them and have hung them where I can look at them and decide if they are complete or not. I find it helps to move them from room to room, so I come upon them in...

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Painting: Work in progress 26/5/18

Ok. Its Bank Holiday and I should be out in the sunshine picnicking or something - but here's the thing - being in the studio is my passion and purpose, painting my refuge and recreation. Maybe I'm a little obsessive but it doesn't feel that way when I'm in the zone....

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