dramatic sky

May 30, 2018
Blue Thunder

Blue Thunder

DESCRIPTION: Oil painting on framed board. This painting was amongst some that I started while I was working at my Scape To The South exhibition November.2017 […]
May 4, 2018
Exploding Sky

Exploding Sky

DESCRIPTION: This volcanic sky is exploding in the distance & advancing with catastrophic effect. Indian ink, acrylic & charcoal on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm […]
April 16, 2018

Badbury Cornfields

DESCRIPTION: Semi abstract oil painting overlooking fields near Badbury rings, Dorset, England. I tried to capture the feel of a summer storm rolling across the countryside. IMAGE […]
March 16, 2018

Making An Exhibition

So, the exhibition is hung and visitors have started to arrive. Eight artists from Dorset are showing their work in this spacious, well lit gallery. If […]
February 16, 2018

Painting The Sky

‘Skies hold the movement of all we know on earth. Our very being is governed by this mysterious world above us’ The sky is a wonderful […]
January 18, 2018

Water Mixable Oils v Traditional Oils v Acrylics – The Results!

Last Monday I wrote a blog about 3 paintings I’m working on, each using a different medium. The purpose was to test water mixable oils which […]
January 17, 2018

How Often Do We Look Up?

The sudden noise from an aircraft, a firework display, a supermoon or uncle Harold’s hat being lifted aloft by a gust of wind before sailing away […]
December 29, 2017

Churchyard Snowstorm

DESCRIPTION: Large oil painting of a snow scene in a Dorset village. Painted during my Scape To The South exhibition at Upton country park in November […]
October 13, 2017

Snowfire

DESCRIPTION: When falling snow meets fire from below. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 40cm x 40cm x 5cm PRICE: £195 POSTAGE: […]
October 12, 2017

Onto The Rocks

DESCRIPTION: The sailor’s nightmare looms up from the dark depths, calling him onto the rocks ahead. IMAGE SIZE : 60cm x 60cm SIZE INCL FRAME : […]
October 7, 2017

The Journey

DESCRIPTION: High cliffs & steep crags encumber our path but the light ahead from the sky illuminates the way forward. Oil on framed board. IMAGE SIZE […]
October 6, 2017

Gravitatum

DESCRIPTION: Heavy sky pulling down towards the ground, dragging with it the colours of the rainbow. Oil on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 60cm x 60cm […]
October 4, 2017

Purple Cirrus

DESCRIPTION: Violet clouds drop colour to the earth below making it glow. Acrylic on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : […]
October 4, 2017

Thunder Over Tyneham

DESCRIPTION: Thunder clouds roll in over a Purbeck headland darkening the air. Acrylic on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : […]
October 3, 2017

Sky Blaze

DESCRIPTION: Blazing summer sky burning through the atmosphere warming our faces and heating the earth. Oil on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE […]
May 29, 2017

Cumulus Over Southbourne

DESCRIPTION: Impressionistic view of early morning clouds gathering around a rising sun over Southbourne, near Hengistbury Head, Dorset. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL […]
May 27, 2017

Down Draught

DESCRIPTION: Expressive work detailing a sky form over Dorset on a thundery afternoon. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 40cm x 40cm […]
May 26, 2017

Hail Storm Imminent

DESCRIPTION: Expressive oil on framed panel. A dark menacing sky threatens to release it’s load of hail over a Yorkshire landscape. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x […]
May 17, 2017

Rage

DESCRIPTION: ‘Rage’ is an impressionistic work of a foaming sea with turquoise waves. Signed on the front & titled on the  back. Supplied with picture wire fitted […]
May 17, 2017

Chapel On The Hill

DESCRIPTION: ‘Chapel On The Hill’ is an expressive work taken from photographic references of St Catherines chapel. Signed on the front & titled on the  back. Supplied […]
May 17, 2017

Sky Swirl

DESCRIPTION:  ‘Sky Swirl’ is an expressive semi abstract work capturing the swirling pressure changes bringing a storm over land. Signed on the front & titled on […]
May 16, 2017

View Across A Purbeck Hill

DESCRIPTION: ‘View Across A Purbeck Hill’ is an expressive semi abstract work. The sun’s rays stream across this Dorset headland at the end of a summer day. […]
May 16, 2017

The Path

DESCRIPTION: ‘The Path’ is an expressive semi abstract work. Shadowy figures in the foreground move towards two figures in the distance walking the path. Signed on the […]
May 15, 2017

Dripping Sky

DESCRIPTION:  ‘Dripping Sky’ is an expressive semi abstract work based on unusual cloud formations. Signed on the front & titled on the  back. Supplied with picture […]
January 21, 2017

Jurassic Headland

DESCRIPTION: Semi abstract acrylic of a Purbeck headland on framed panel. IMAGE SIZE : 120cm x 60cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 126cm x 66cm x 4cm […]
January 20, 2017

Jurassic Squall

DESCRIPTION: Semi abstract acrylic of a squall setting over a Purbeck landmass on framed panel. IMAGE SIZE : 120cm x 60cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 126cm […]
January 5, 2017

Green & Pleasant Land

DESCRIPTION: Oil on framed panel of a Dorset landscape in summer with an edgy sky IMAGE SIZE: 30cm x 30cm OVERALL FRAME SIZE : 35cm x […]
December 14, 2016

Kimmeridge Condensed

DESCRIPTION: Oil on framed panel. An expressive impression of Kimmeridge bay, known for its limestone pavements reaching out to sea and Clavell tower standing on the […]
October 7, 2016

Sunburst

DESCRIPTION: Oil  on framed panel SIZE: 30cm x 30cm PRICE: £270 POSTAGE:  £25 to mainland UK REF:  SKY12  Please quote when ordering  
September 26, 2016

Volcanic Skies

DESCRIPTION: Oil on framed panel SIZE: 20cm x 20cm PRICE: £160 POSTAGE:  £12 to mainland UK REF:  SEA24  Please quote when ordering