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

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...
Painting: Work in progress 26/5/18

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...
‘This Blue’: Mixed media painting 5/9/16

‘This Blue’: Mixed media painting 5/9/16

‘This Blue’ is a finished painting, mixed media on canvas. From the get-go I had no idea where it was going, but here it is. Someone once said that a painting is never finished – it just stops in interesting places. Here is the process, from picking...
Paintings ‘in progress’: In the Studio Aug 17

Paintings ‘in progress’: In the Studio Aug 17

There seems to be two strands (at least) to my expressive paintings – you could say the dark and the light – and these paintings in progress I would say are on the  light side! I guess the darker paintings and themes are to do with Landscape, death and...