Theres always a story behind my artworks and the story behind my new painting, completed on the last day of 2016, is pretty typical.
If my studio isn’t infused with the smell of fresh oil paint then I know is been too long since I went out equipped to chronicle the current state of the Frome Valley.
My studio paintings usually begin as an idea that spontaneously pops in to my head while I’m painting outside on one of my expeditions to the trees. My latest began […]
I think these two paintings from May can be classed as successful. I’m pleased with them because they come close to reflecting both the locations I had selected and my emotional and intellectual response to them.
Last Thursday I knew I would feel I had wasted an opportunity if I didn’t get my act together and go painting.
At the end of last October I finally got out with a blank canvas and easel after a summer during which I was involved in organising more exhibitions than the number of paintings I’ve been able to create.
I’ve published this movie because it shows the transformative effect of the time of year and the weather on the scenes I paint. Many of the trees that feature in […]