Imagine lying on your back in a woodland clearing. Its a warm afternoon and looking up through the branches the sky is cloudless and deep blue.
I remember being drawn to closely examine one of Turners wonderfully light, wispy amorphous skies and was fascinated to find the subtle highlight in a cloud was in fact a thick smear of paint.
I’ve been pursuing my enthusiasm for Autumn colour and completed 3 location paintings this month (November). The colours have been wonderful this year, perhaps not the best, but so […]
Working with the natural world as a source of inspiration as well as subject matter I have come to appreciate how everything in our world, the universe even, has its role to play in the great scheme.
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.