Article in “The Artist” Magazine

An article I wrote has been published in the September issue of “theartist” magazine called “Beyond realism”. It is a step-by-step guide about how I arrive at my compositions using just a thought as my starting point.

Purchase of artworks during the pandemic

Whilst this virus has meant so many exhibitions and opportunities to show my new works have disappeared, I am still here and painting merrily! If you like any of the new paintings I am showing on these pages, you are very welcome to visit me at my Horsham studio by prior arrangement. During August I […]

The Embrace

This oil painting is more abstract than some of my past paintings but very enjoyable to do. I decided that although it is only 30 x 30cm I would do it in oils to keep the vibrancy of the colours plus I love the smell of the paint. It was so hot today the paint […]

Temptation

A new painting in a semi-abstract expressionist style. The subject of Temptation came to me as a result of thinking about the way life can change in an instant if we take one path instead of another. Going to the biscuit tin and then feeling cross because we want to be thinner, backing out of […]

Flowers of Egypt

This painting is about the rich cultural influences from Egypt – belly dancing, dancing inspired by paintings in tombs and on temples and the image of the lotus flower that decorates fabrics and pots. OIl on linen 45cm x 45cm

Shut your eyes and listen

I have called this painting “Shut your eyes and listen” as one of the noticeable things about this strange year has been the increase in bird song. Humans make so much noise and living near a main road, we have traffic, sirens, wheelie suitcases going to the station. The birds were living their parallel life […]