I’m taking part in the annual open studios weekend at the studio complex in Bristol, UK where I rent my studio space. Its a lovely bright space but is tucked in a corner of a larger studio area making the term ‘open’ something of an anachronism.
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 […]
I love Autumn. Its a season of contrast with the drama of changing leaf colour to many varieties of yellow, gold and earth red, that green summer can’t match, assailing […]
Explaining my paintings would be an admission of failure as a visual artist. Perhaps, though, the background thinking that leads to their production and some of the processes that contribute to the final form might be interesting.
(I just want to breathe) Fresh Air I initially called this painting Fresh Air but the idea for it began while I was immersed in producing one of my location […]