Forest Reduced

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My mother has an incredible eye for things of value and quality, bought at bargain prices and her mode of artistic expression is the collection and arrangement of her found treasures.  When I was a child, my mother used to … Continue reading

The Curtain Call

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Like Weeping Willows, this picture suggested itself entirely by chance, stumbling on a particular technique. I was using a palette knife to scrape down my palette and smearing it clean on the old Thompson Local. The pale pink, white and … Continue reading

Weeping Willows

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I love it when inspiration comes from an unexpected place. I had been walking around the lake in Battersea Park and there are one or two lovely willows there. So they were in my consciousness, but I wasn’t intending to … Continue reading

Mattie’s Forest – Building a painting

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Sometimes, I’m privileged enough to get commissions. One Christmas, my good friend Miranda commissioned me to create a painting for her boyfriend’s mother, Mattie. They had been to a market together and she had commented on a painting she had … Continue reading