An account of how I broke my leg in the Gower woods near Ilston and how so many kind people helped me.
Today is International Women’s Day. As I drove through Mumbles yesterday afternoon I was reminded of two remarkable Swansea women and I was pondered on why we like to focus on very unsual women, rather than remarkable ordinary women. It got me thinking about other notable women of…
A while back I came across a quote on the internet that has stuck in my mind:- “If I knew the world was to end tomorrow, I would still plant an apple tree today.” I was quite struck by this sentiment, especially in the light of current events.…
A series of colourful still life paintings painted whilst storm Ciara, Dennis and Ellen were keeping me in doors.
Here I discuss the composition of a study and larger painting of an Irish Landscape painting of Arranmore Isand, Donegal.
A blog about how a failed painting made me rethink the theories of composition in my painting of Donegal, Ireland.
A blog about a recent series of Tenby paintings and my exploration into using under-painting.
I painted this small painting over a number of days, over Christmas. I would usually paint a picture like this in one day but the light kept going and I wasn’t very energetic so I decided not to rush it and wait until the next day. I think my patience was well-rewarded.
I have painted this house before, in a much larger painting. It’s interesting how the more distant view produces a cooler more airy painting.
A review of my most popular paintings of 2019 and a silly photo of me and Seamas.
The Story of how I reworked an old painting of park Fish Bar, Brynmill, Swansea and found out about its very long history.