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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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At the field’s edge, new painted series begins!

So a new series begins! I’m very excited to be working on new subject matter and as usual, my plan is to explore the theme for as long as it holds my interest. I’m currently experimenting with size, format, composition … Continue reading

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The great obsession. Painting the old cottage ‘en plein air’.

“What moves men of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.” Eugene Delacroix Now, I’m not trying to say I’m … Continue reading

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Painting at Dusk

Completed a couple of days, Winter cottage, Dusk. I spent 3 sessions on this piece, returning to the same spot each day. Dusk is a very magical time of the day, the subject appears to glow and everything seems quiet, … Continue reading

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Gallery representation

Yesterday I met with Emma-Jane Whelan , the owner and curator of a wonderful little gallery, ‘Art and Rose’ (Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire). I was very excited to have been invited to meet and discuss a selection of my … Continue reading

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Portraits, no secrets here.

Following on from my previous post. Here’s 3 new portraits of my wife Sarah. Portraits have to be one of the most complex subjects to work on. If you think about it, we see faces throughout the day and are … Continue reading

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Tornado Series now available at Fine Art America.com

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A collaboration….

I was recently recruited to collaborate on an interesting project by Ed Frost, the owner of inthetub.co.uk, a website dedicated to all things bath related. After receiving details of the project, I agreed to work with the team. Ed wanted a … Continue reading

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Rolling clouds and yellow fields. Benefits of painting a series of works.

Today’s efforts, ‘Path through the field’, Oil on canvas panel, 18inch by 14inch. I had an incredible afternoon painting in this beautiful landscape not far from my home in Doncaster. I was mesmorized by the coming and going of the … Continue reading

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Sold Today! ‘Afternoon Tea’, Another painting off to a good home. It’s a great boost when a client buys an original painting. It’s a kind of confirmation that you are working on something valid and worthwhile. This piece is a … Continue reading

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