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Sweet Peas

Sweet Peas

Sweet peas in glass vase This is an oil painting on canvas size 45cm x 55cm.  The subject was intended to be used as one of a series of demonstrations to a local art group but wasn’t used as an actual live demonstration because the lock-down interrupted the sequence of events.  So that I could […]

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Moving On

Moving On

I used one element of a Patrick Caulfield print [the basis of the Leeds University “stimulus” – a 60s style plate – red with white spots] and I made this into an 18” x18” painting incorporating an actual plate. I have made a similar work with a target. During the lockdown I cut down various […]

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Figurative Art Fair online

Figurative Art Fair online

Blue Danube Façade I will be exhibiting three of my new drawings in this online Figurative Art Fair. The brand-new art fair organised by the Federation of British Artist will feature selected work for sale by elected members of their national art societies, the Pastel Society (PS), Royal Society of British Artists (RBA), Royal Institute of Painters in […]

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Studio Work in Lockdown

Studio Work in Lockdown

Ancient Egypt No.1 (Detail) Acrylic 61x61cm Inspired by Ancient Egyptian border patterns, I made a collection of 8 designs titled EGYPTIAN SKETCHBOOK in pens on canvas to emulate the effect of the many preparatory and exploratory studies I had made in my work journal. The pen on canvas presented many unforeseen and frustrating technical problems […]

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Karst

Karst

My studio woodblocks for’Karst’ book I am working on a book of prints for the LFA exhibition at the Leeds University Audrey Burton Gallery in November. This is a response to a piece of work in their extensive collection, a John Piper watercolour of Weathercote Cave in the Yorkshire Dales. Weathercote Cave is currently out […]

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Mexican Civil War 1910-20

Mexican Civil War 1910-20

Mexican Civil War 7 Pencil on paper These drawings are part of a collection of work looking at the Mexican Civil War 1910-20. A bit obscure I know but does have some contemporary parallels. These drawings were to be exhibited at Dean Clough this spring but along with everything else it’s on hold for the […]

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