We are settling into our new home and I’m beginning to find more space and time to paint. This week I completed two pieces, this is the first to get up on a wall: Image cropped : “Gold” Acrylics, sand texture, gels and inks on stretched canvas. Size: 70cm x 60cm x 2cm (approx) or … More New this week – ‘Gold’
Yesht, so I have managed to eventually get myself sorted out with a bit of space to paint in. I tried it out today because the rest of the family have gone away for the weekend, so I could make as much mess as I liked and actually get to concentrate on something for a … More Yee-ha
A few more soft pastel paintings … I’m now using Rembrandt materials, although some of these were done with the other pastels I already had. This is sold These are each about 11″ x 10″
Yes, I’ve been absent from WordPress for quite a while … the whole of November has been a bit of a bugger up on my side – mainly because I’ve been in and out of hospital. I’m on the mend now and getting stronger all the time but it’s been a very long, stressful and … More Ink landscapes
I’m very pleased to write here that I’m going to be exhibiting five works in a local show, which is to be held towards the end of October. I understand up to a hundred artists take part in this exhibition, so this is a brilliant chance for me to meet and mingle with fellow painterly … More Art exhibition!
I was moving things around over the weekend and ‘accidentally’ stacked my latest large painting the wrong way up. When I stood back and looked at it, I realised that it is far more dynamic this way up and has more sense of presence. There is something almost cathedral in the illusion of space. … More And flip …
“Field study” 15 ½” 10 ½” Acrylics, inks, found objects (threads), aluminium foil and gels on acrylic paper. Close ups of texture: The rape seed fields are now turning a glorious golden / electric yellow – I took this picture whilst out on my own last week, when I went to go and find some … More Collage on paper
“Sea” 47″ x 39″ x 1 ½” Acrylics, metallic paints and inks, on stretched deep wrap canvas. Ground has been highly textured over a period of months, resulting in a very robust, cured surface that is quite hard. I used caulk, modelling paste and other gels to get the texture. It’s currently hanging in my … More Abstract on canvas – large
“Rocks” Acrylics, inks, thick bonding agent (sort of like grout), gels on A3 acid free paper. Some close ups of texture: I may have finished this series of abstract on paper paintings for now, as I would like to get back to using a more robust support, like canvas or board. This particular piece … More Abstract on paper – A3
“Little bit of blue” 12″ x 12″ x 3/4″ deep stretched canvas Acrylics – no texture medium, just varying thicknesses of paint, including metallic (gold). Close up of texture of paint below. Available for sale – please email: firstname.lastname@example.org this painting is now sold! Thanks for stopping by.
Hi everyone, hope your 2015 has started very well. I am going to try and post one painting a month from now on … ‘try’ being the operative word. This one I finished today and am pleased with it, so will sign it later. For some reason, I seem to be veering towards pink in … More Beachcomber
‘The Twins’ Both pieces are 8″ x 10″ x 1½ deep” (or 20.5cm x 25.5cm x 3.5cm) Acrylic/metallic/oil paint, substrate of concrete and contractor’s caulk on stretched canvas. Textural detail
“Sculptured Mountain” Acrylics, metallic paints, alcohol and metallic inks, contractors’ caulk, modelling pastes, the artist’s own structural substrate and various heavy gels and glazes. This work was also sculpted on the surface in some parts before painting. 20″ x 16″ (55cm x 40cm) Some close ups of textural detail