Clapham High Street Station

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Sometimes it’s not about beauty at all. Instead, something in the rhythm of a collection of shapes strikes me, calls me and I have to go and dance to that rhythm for a while. A limited colour palette can give … Continue reading

The River at Bagnor

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“So many colours on the hillside, each different in shadow and in sunlight; such brilliant reflections in the pool, each a key lower than what they repeat; such lovely lights gilding or silvering surface or outline…” Sir Winston Churchill ~ … Continue reading

Skye

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I count this as my first watercolour. I’d painted using watercolour paints years before but used them like a thin gouache. I’d just had a frantic time at the Edinburgh Festival playing a mouthy prostitute from Barnsley in a new … Continue reading

TETREES

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  It seems the right thing to do, having started this blog with older pieces that I made some time ago, to bring it snap-bang up to date with the last piece I painted. We were having an Open Studio … Continue reading

Mother and Child

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One of the reasons I wanted to start a blog was to have a record of the pieces that I have made and sent out into the world. Perhaps it is apt then that the first one I chose to … Continue reading