Feeling the Rhythm

The two women are in perfect harmony. Without words they communicate and blend into the rhythm of their paddling. Acrylic on wood 40 x 30cm SOLD

Rehearsal

Currently this painting is being shown on screen at the Artbox. Project Miami 1.0 as part of the Miami Art Weeks in December 2016. Acrylic on canvas 58 x 58cm

The Fish Market

On a trip to Venice I saw this woman through the doorway of the fish market. It was a hive of activity in the heat although inside it was kept cool by large containers of ice. As I watched, she set to work with great gusto to dismember a lobster and I just had to commit […]

Gardeners at Hampton Court

I was given amazing access to parts of the Hampton Court Palace gardens that few people get to see. It was February and very cold so few tourists were about. As I sat there drawing with my feet in a plastic bag to stop the cold seeping in, a Japanese tourist came by and took […]

A moving experience

My Stanley Spencer homage. When I moved from Buckinghamshire to West Sussex it felt happy and sad. Happy because I was leaving a big house and garden and lots of work but sad because we had been there a long time with lots of lovely memories. The two figures flying away at the top of […]

Flying High

This outing on a hot air balloon was supposed to be a treat. Whilst he is having an interesting time looking at everything, she is terrified. Watercolour 41 x 31cm SOLD

The cake stall

In my local park there was a festival and people set up tents to sell home made goods. On one stand were some delicious cakes but the two women were so engrossed in their conversation, the cakes were having to sell themselves. Oil on board  80 x 59cm SOLD

Tuesday

The clients and the stylists form a pattern of movement in this painting. The client at the front is enjoying a quiet moment. I called the painting “Tuesday” because haidressers are usually closed on a Monday. Acrylic on canvas  30 x 42cm SOLD

The South Bank

Many sketches went into completing this large painting. Commissioned by two people who were from different parts of the world who came together in London, my brief was an open one, to depict somewhere in London. The South Bank was rich in sights and sounds and this composition was the result. Oil on canvas  1.5 […]

The notes carried on the wind

The cat plays the music and the notes soar into the air, carried on a draft. Mesmerised, she sits on the piano and lets the sound wash over her. Oil on canvas 86 x 76cm SOLD