Cherry Blossoms at St Peter’s, Addingham (above) Whatever the weather, I like to work outside whenever possible. Some of these plein air paintings will be finished pieces like the ink and watercolour ‘Cherry Blossoms at St Peter’s, Addingham.’ (28 x 41cm). On other occasions, small oil paintings are done on wood like this little study […]
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The first four works would have gone into this year’s York Open Studios. The ‘Blue Landscape’ is a current piece; it needs a little detail and texture in the foreground and a varnish but its almost there (it is acrylic, Inktense and oil pastel on board and is roughly 40 cm x 40 cm).
This is my little “Queens of the Night II” painting, part of the (now closed) exhibition “Figuratively Speaking” at the Blossom Street Gallery in York.
Meadow collagraphs (above) The second image is of a print that I’ve made for an exhibition that is due to go ahead in July but the museum is currently closed so I’m not totally sure what will happen. They may postpone it or it may go ahead. Details of the show are:THE VIEW FROM THE […]
Here are a couple of paintings, one finished for Dean Clough, and another on my easel (can you see what it is yet?).
The artwork is one for Dean Clough (eventually) which is “Sassangher, Dolomites” a linoprint, 45 x 34 cm. I feel like working on images of Mountains at present. The Sassangher one is from a visit to the Dolomites 2 years ago. The one in the studio picture is going to be of Cir Mhor on […]
Blue Reeds (above) We are privileged to have a talent in which we can occupy ourselves at these worrying and stressful times. For others may find it harder to find peace and calm.
Here are a couple of images of pieces that I’m currently working on.
Trevor painting in egg tempera (above) To cheer myself up, whilst self-isolating, I looked back through my old sketchbooks. I was inspired by the watercolours that I had made of the view of the Fraglioni rocks from the highest point on Capri, they brought back the incredible experience of blue sea meeting blue sky.
Demolition begins (above) Dobroyd (woollen) Mill in Jackson Bridge, near Holmfirth, was founded in the 1820s and provided employment for the local villagers from then to early in the 21st century. The mill has been closed and derelict for several years and is now being demolished to make way for a proposed housing development. In […]