RESOLUTION.

A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR to all the followers of my Blog. This is normally the time for resolutions and this little piece was painted on the first of January 2010, hence the title. Sometimes small actions can make a big difference. Thinking about resolutions they are normally about what we are going to give…

BLUE FOLD.

This piece is one of four which will be included in the Art Gallery South West online winter show. 2020. Normally a title for a piece generally arrives during the process of making the work as does the meaning. For me this piece evokes a wave and the scrim included suggests a fishermans net. This…

COVID TOWN.

Covid Town. Mixed Media on Canvas,. 60 x 60 x 3.5 cm. 2020. This painting has been chosen for inclusion in a forthcoming on line exhibition hosted by The Circle Foundation for the Arts. As part of the submission I was required to include a description of the piece. Not an easy thing for any…

JAZZ.

JAZZ. Acrylic on Canvas. 50 x 5o x 4 cm. 2020. In this painting I have tried to evoke the vibrancy of Jazz through colour and shape, taking my lead from the book of cut outs by Matisse. This piece is now on display in the online exhibition English Riviera Winter Open . Available to…

Day 50 Lockdown blog. 11/05/2020

Image: BIKES TO BE MENDED. Gouache on Paper. ( for Reuben) July 29th 1989. Following Boris’ anticlimactic ‘First Steps’ broadcast yesterday I was reminded of the much more important first steps all those of us who have children treasure. However important the ‘unlocking’ process seems today, nothing can compare with our children’s first steps in…