Category Archives: painting

Sunsets, farm houses and a recent preselection at the Mall Galleries.

I’m having a great time painting a new series of sunset studies over the past few days. For those of you that follow my work through social media and my blog, you will notice I’m quite restless and always on … Continue reading

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I’ve been framed…..Open exhibitions, tips and reasons to enter.

On the 14th of February I made a visit to the Mall Galleries in London to drop of 2 preselected portraits for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, 2015.  Tomorrow, the 17th of February it will be announced … Continue reading

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2 pieces pre-selected for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters show 2015

I’m really excited to share with you that I have had 2 of my works pre-selected for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition 2015. So I’m not actually yet in the exhibition but it’s a nice feeling to know … Continue reading

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Portrait painting in progress

This year I am determined to enter a number of well known portrait exhibition within the UK. I have now turned my focus to doing just that. Here’s a self-portrait which I started this morning.  Starting a painting is really … Continue reading

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A visit to London

I was recently shortlisted by the Royal Academy to be entered into the world famous Summer Show 2014. I managed to get through to the second round of judging which meant I was requested to bring the painting in the … Continue reading

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The excitement and stresses of exhibiting (Solo show)

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For us Artists trying to make a living, surely one of the key things we must do is exhibit our Art. But where do we start? How do we get a show? My advice would be to start by exhibiting … Continue reading

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Racing against the sun! (Painting the garden)

Inspired by Monet, most of my paintings are painted from observation, ‘en plein air’ as the French say. Yesterday night I started these two paintings just as the sun had begun to set. I had only 20 minutes of light … Continue reading

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Love…….Painting

Photo of a recent painting in progress outdoors. The recent break in the weather has been much wanted after feeling studio bound for far too long!! These paintings were made in the beautiful grounds of Cusworth Hall Doncaster. I love … Continue reading

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Just Published on Etsy, ‘Blue and White Fishing Boat’ at Staithes, Whitby

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  Blue and White Fishing Boat, Staithes. A slideshow of a newly listed original oil painting on Etsy.com, the website of all original and handmade Arts and crafts. ‘Blue and White Boat’, 35cmx25cm. Painted in the summer of 2013 during … Continue reading

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Pencil drawings from live Musicians at a local Folk Night.

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I’m currently enjoying experimenting with the Youtube video editor to create some short clips of my recent Art work. I’m also planning to create a number of short videos exploring various topics linked to painting and Art in general. The … Continue reading

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