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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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Recent works- The Lake District.

I recently returned from a wonderful trip to the Lake District bringing with me 5 new works. I stayed with my little family at Fallbarrow Park situated on the east side of Windermere, right next to the shore line. I … 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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Rejection, use it to fuel your passion!

So for everyone dying to hear the verdict regarding my two pre selected portraits……It’s bad news I’m afraid. Both pieces were rejected and I have to be honest and say I am disappointed that not one of them was selected … 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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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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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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A cold start!

The weather has suddenly changed in South Yorkshire. I’m now resorting to wearing two pairs of jeans and countless layers of shirts/jumpers/coats. Here’s the results of the first session on this new piece, ‘Winter Cottage, morning’, Oil on panel, 18inch … 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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