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August 1, 2019

Wherever I venture to artistically, I think I will always come back to nature, in particular, as mentioned before, the unsung heroes of nature. The bits that people over-look or take for granted. The bits that people generally do not behold has beautiful and with no re...

June 19, 2019

Mindscapes - Places that emerge on the canvas, sometimes subconsciously...I just start making marks (usually with a palette knife not brush), not much planning for the colour palette either but somehow it all comes together because I get in the zone and paint what I fe...

April 2, 2019

When I walk along the Kent Coastline, in this instance from Margate to Whitstable, it's something I do to dust off the cobwebs, breathe in the sea air and lose myself in thought. I take snaps of textures, usually weathered paint on steel or wood, rusty objects, pattern...

March 1, 2019

The very start of this year brought a new small series of paintings called the Homecoming, perhaps inspired by the excitement (and slight trepidation) of a close friend preparing to sail the Atlantic for the first time. I used loose, bold strokes without getting caught...

January 4, 2019

2018 was an incredible year. I set out to paint my socks off and that I did. It's conclusive, I walk every day in the most beautiful surroundings where my eyes zoom in on nature's detail and this has become quite dominant in my work. Although I'm also an avid photograp...

October 1, 2018

This year the blistering hot summer in the UK seems to have blended gently into Autumn with barely a cold day with a mixture clear blue skies, dramatic clouds that pass on by and bright sunshine that sits lower in the sky highlighting colour and casting long shadows fr...

September 1, 2018

I spend much of my time walking in parks and woodland looking at things that I imagine most people just pass by, like down at our feet where a tiny group of mushrooms are gathered under a step, or where it might just look like weeds, dead stems and bramble, I see tiny...

July 1, 2018

Well trying to!!! Every now and then I take time to copy a piece of work that I love. It is always a great learning experience and just by doing, I discover the intricacies within a painting that I just wouldn't have found by just 'looking'. When I painted Picasso's Re...

May 1, 2018

My favourite time of year especially in Beckenham Place Park where I walk with my dog so often. After a pretty harsh winter, here the bluebells are spectacular, I had to paint them and wanted to capture the bright lime green canopy of new leaves. 

I have painted th...

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