June 29, 2017

'Inspiring'-  Un-enhanced photo of sunset' from my studio window, 10.15pm.

Here are images of a painting started this month, the first of four large seascapes: 

Began roughly sketching out an idea fresh in my head, a scene from the west coast, boat in foreground with dis...

June 26, 2017

Started this Canvas from an old sketch and setting out a palette of browns, blacks and oranges went straight at it:

Here's some snaps of the painting from the first few washes to the finish.  The painting developing and coming through like an old Polaroid:

 

 'Foxes'...

June 23, 2017

 'Tree Frog'  Sold

June 22, 2017

Began two large canvases, both seascapes and similar in composition.  In both paintings I want to concentrate on movement and light.  I have limited my colours to a dark palette of Ultramarine, Phthalocyanine Blue and Naples Yellow.  My plan is to mix and set out my pa...

June 21, 2017

'Spider Monkey'  Sold

Above is a painting which I finished and sold way back in 2005 pictured together with my original pencil drawing.  Although my paintings find new homes it is great that over the years I have kept my original drawings and archived photos which I fre...

June 19, 2017

Something very different!

I aim to paint movement and light battling two dominant colours 'Red' and 'Green' against each other, working from a sketch which has been hanging in my studio for the last couple of months-

Firstly I applied a quick wash of colour to the backgr...

June 15, 2017

Inspiration- 'My Pot of Orange lilies, back garden'

Following the previous painting 'Dog on Blue And Orange', over the last month I continued to explore this palette in a number of new paintings of varying subjects-

 'Sitting Pretty!' Sold

'Full Speed' Sold  

'Sisters' Sol...

June 12, 2017

Where Art & Music converge, a homage to Hieronymus Bosch c. 1450 - 9th August 1516: 

Simon senior, introduced me to the world of Hieronymus Bosch when I was a young lad and ever since I have been fascinated by the artist and his paintings.  Earlier this year I trav...

June 9, 2017

"The Republic guarantees religious and civil liberty, equal rights and equal opportunities of all its citizens, and declares its resolve to pursue the happiness and prosperity of the whole nation and of all its parts, cherishing all the children of the nation equally.....

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