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Lost in the woods uncovering secrets.

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope your year is off to a great start. I’ve not wasted any time getting myself into a new routine of work this year, already producing many intimate portraits of my children … Continue reading

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Plein air oil painting the Autumn Woodland 2015.

Autumn Woodland Preview. Oil on canvas, 60cm x 50cm. Here’s my second youtube video, this time with commentary and looking at a single painting in progress. I also discuss briefly my equipment and materials. The painting will soon be available … Continue reading

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Off to a flying start!

Thanks to everyone that turned up to the opening night of my current exhibition at the wonderful Art and Rose Gallery in Pocklington, thank you also for all of the wonderful words of encouragement from people that couldn’t make it. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Review of portrait entries for the Royal Society of Portrait painters

Happy New Year to everyone (although slightly later than usual!). This is my first post of 2015 and I wanted to start by saying a huge thank you to all of my followers, old and new. Last year was very … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to the new owner of ‘Tracks’ from my Summer 2014 series Fields. I would like to say a public thank you for your continued support. This is one of my largest outdoor paintings, probably the climax of the field … Continue reading

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Playing Conkers…….The chestnut series.

I thought I’d share my recent Autumn still-life paintings, ‘The chestnut series’. I have many great memories of playing Conkers in the school yard and my garden with my brothers. Some of you at this point are wondering what on … Continue reading

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The Winter Cottage and my Winter Studio.

With Winter setting in, I’m now splitting my painting day into sections. The morning until lunch I am spending outdoors landscape painting, weather permitting. The afternoon I am working in my Winter studio. yesterday I started a series of Rose … 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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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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The Tea Rooms at night. Oil on panel, 40cm x 32xm

A recent painting made at night time at the Butler’s Tea Rooms in Doncaster. This was a very interesting project as I had to buy myself an LED clip on light in order to see my canvas. Looking forward to … Continue reading

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