There is so much activity in local parks at the moment I wanted to capture in one painting what these open spaces have meant to people in the last year. Although each knot of people is in their own bubble, there is a unity about the overall use of the space.
When I started to work out the composition for some new paintings this year, I was reminded of that very useful piece of advice when it comes to communication – KISS. (keep it simple, stupid). Having spent an enjoyable day at the London Art Fair, I was struck by how effective some of the simpler […]
I’ve commenced my new Zodiac Series of paintings with Taurus. This painting called “Taurus tamed” was inspired by the characteristics of this star sign ( reliable, practical, ambitious and sensual with an eye for beauty) and something I read that for a bull-ride to count, the rider has to stay on it’s back for 8 […]
Lovely as this heatwave is, running has to be done early and these girls are out at sunrise. A new semi abstract painting that I’m now in the process of framing, ready for exhibiting in London. Painted in acrylics on canvas, 63 x 63 cm
Having done yoga for years, I thought my next painting should be about the little understood effect our minds have on our bodies. Trusting someone to do a partnering pose can be quite challenging and usually ends up in a heap and lots of laughter. The two ladies in my painting are concentrating hard and […]
50 x 50cm. Acrylic on canvas. This new semi-abstract painting is a composition in many layers, loosely depicting warming up in a gym with the mirrors seeing many images throughout a period a time.
Acrylic on canvas. 59.5 x 42 cm. The narrative of this painting is the contest between small, happy fish versus strong men and sophisticated equipment.
Another new painting for the new year. The tandem provides the perfect vehicle to take turns to burn calories.
Whilst the synchronized team are all smiles on the surface, as they slide under the water, out of the sight of the judges, a swimmer takes her revenge on a team member for a poor move Acrylic on canvas 30 x 30cm SOLD
The riders raced through the Yorkshire area of Buttertubs and I started to think about the impact on the small villages up there when this famous cycle race came through the villages. After doing many drawings of the cyclists and the Yorkshire hills I settled for this village composition. Oil on canvas 41 x 52cm SOLD