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 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.....

June 8, 2017

Over the past few weeks I have been trying to get on top of my outstanding commissions.  My floors are cluttered with half finished canvasses and negotiating this obstacle course has at times been trying.  Apologies to all concerned and thanks for your patience (all go...

June 8, 2017

A while back I began to capture portraits in my own painting style.  My aim then and now, is to economically capture each individual with as little brushwork and fuss as possible and with agreed artistic license to be honest in my execution...warts and all!.


June 8, 2017

Along with fashionable Poppy-fields and Sunflowers a lot of Artists I know are painting Cows, or have done over the last while.   So here I go:

Sketching out an image (A big heavy 'Bullock' leaping across a farmyard) which has been running through my head for quite...

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