Tag Archives: Painting

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

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

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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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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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