This isn’t an art course project but something I did at home as I continue to learn how to use oils.. I was stuck for something … Continue reading Art Project 5: The Wire – Hamsterdam and The Baltimore Sun
This is quite a big oil on canvas I have been working on sporadically for the last few weeks, the view from the back window … Continue reading Through a Fulham Window
I have been a bit remiss in updating the blog with new pictures over the summer. I could say it’s because I have been too busy … Continue reading River Reflections in three stages
I recently finished off three paintings I have been working on, with varying degrees of success. All are in oils as I continue to get … Continue reading Three new paintings for May
This oil painting, which I finished last weekend, is of the view from the 20th floor of the Trump Soho hotel in Manhattan, looking up 6th Avenue and all the way through to Central Park. I stayed in the hotel for a week whilst attending a media conference ( “The World Audiences Summit”) and this was the view every night as I lay in bed listening to Frank Sinatra and trying to unwind. I particularly liked the way that the Avenue completely bisected the downtown area with the skyscrapers creating two cliffs – like Moses parting the Red Sea. … Continue reading Manhattan Skyline: a river of brake lights on Sixth
To celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary this year and fresh back from the GallifreyOne convention in LA, I attempted a portrait of the first Doctor back … Continue reading The First Doctor – all of them….
A painting of the concourse at Grand Central Railway terminal in New York, one of my favourite ‘spaces’ Back in 2008, I met some colleagues at … Continue reading Grand Central Sunset