Applying the “Be an artist”

Applying the “Be an artist”

I’ve finished off the first of the mystery paintings with the new theme. I’m happy with it and love the message I want to get across through it. So, now I’m ready to do the second painting. But like all novelists, songwriters, know, its the second (book, or album) that’s the tricky one!! I had a […]

One becomes a nice rounded Six

One becomes a nice rounded Six

Whilst in Derby yesterday I decided to compound my current thoughts regarding my latest mystery painting by visiting the particular gallery that I would really like to have my paintings hanging in. I noticed as I walked through the door that they had got new artists exhibiting with them since my last visit, so I […]

Capturing all the diverse textures

Capturing all the diverse textures

The new mystery painting is coming on nicely, its about 90% finished.. But, it’s the last ten percent that brings a painting together. And the slowest part of the painting process. Because its not just about the last bits that want finishing off, its about pulling the whole painting together as a harmonious whole. Its making sure […]

Two words bring out the smile

Two words bring out the smile

Since I came up with the exciting new idea a couple of weeks ago for a theme of paintings that inspires, excites, and fulfils some of my passions in life, I’ve been busy working on the first one. Its currently about 70% done and is coming on nicely. I don’t want to disclose what it is […]