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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 18, 2018

Something In The Air

DESCRIPTION: Abstract work describing the marring effect that pollution has on life. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 40cm x 40cm x […]
April 16, 2018

Orange Crescendo

DESCRIPTION: Abstract work showing tangible flashes of bright orange shining out from amongst the gloom and grime surrounding modern life. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 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 […]
April 13, 2018

Figure It Out

DESCRIPTION: Abstract portraying figures. Oil on framed board IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : 40cm x 40cm x 5cm PRICE: £270 POSTAGE: £20 […]
April 13, 2018

Lunar Wasteland

DESCRIPTION: Acrylic ink, indian ink, charcoal & oil on framed panel. Moonlit wasteland after man’s demise. IMAGE SIZE : 15cm x 15cm SIZE INCL FRAME : […]
April 13, 2018

Solar Wasteland

DESCRIPTION: Acrylic ink on framed panel. An eerie atmosphere lays over a desolate landscape highlighting the damage caused by man. IMAGE SIZE : 15cm x 15cm […]
March 28, 2018

Heat Waves

DESCRIPTION: Inspired by the high Summer temperatures & swims in the sea, this was painted in my hot studio between visits to the beach to cool […]
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 […]
March 9, 2018

The Benefits Of Exhibiting

Preparation is still going on for the upcoming All Things Bright & Beautiful exhibition hosted by Mary Quinton Edwards. Hanging is this coming Wednesday in readiness […]
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 […]
February 13, 2018

Unusual Combinations Lead To Endless Possibilities

Today I was listening to Radio 3 whilst driving to a meeting for an exhibition I’m taking part in next month (more about that in another […]
January 27, 2018

Through The Branches

DESCRIPTION: Watercolour. Looking up along the length of the branches, my eyes eventually escaped into the sky beyond. IMAGE SIZE : 14.5cm x 14.5cm SIZE INCL […]
January 25, 2018

Through The Woods

DESCRIPTION: Watercolour. As the last light of day lingers, walking figures can be seen against the sky through the woods. IMAGE SIZE : 14.5cm x 14.5cm […]
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 30, 2017

Lyme Regis Harbour Fragmented

DESCRIPTION: Looking from the harbour wall the sails and sea were fragments of what they should have been. IMAGE SIZE : 60cm x 60cm SIZE INCL […]
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 8, 2017

Black Sun Leaving

DESCRIPTION: The sun has blackened and has started to move away from us, slowly starving us of life. Charcoal, spray paint, acrylic & oil on framed […]
October 8, 2017

Into The Deep

DESCRIPTION: As I stared into the dark mouth of the ocean’s face, it looked right at me as it beckoned me inside. Ink & oil on […]
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 5, 2017

Hope Of Return

DESCRIPTION: Looking out to sea, waiting, hoping, praying for a safe return. Oil on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE INCL FRAME : […]
October 4, 2017

Dreamscape

DESCRIPTION: Is it a dream when you see these landscapes or a figment of reality? Oil on framed board. IMAGE SIZE : 30cm x 30cm SIZE […]
October 4, 2017

Distant Hill

DESCRIPTION: Standing looking far ahead I saw the hill & behind it the sky started to darken with impending intent. Oil on framed board. IMAGE SIZE […]
October 4, 2017

Riptide

DESCRIPTION: Shards of sea bite at the sky as if trying to pull it down to the depths. Oil on framed board IMAGE SIZE : 30cm […]
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 : […]