Category: People portraits

Passive Smoking

This, like a number of my recent and forthcoming works, will not be available to buy for the foreseeable future as they will be exhibited first but I am posting details of them to keep collectors and artlovers up to date with my recent work, inspirations, and directions.…

The Time In Between

  The title refers to the time before one activity, after another activity has ceased. A limbo period filled with change checking in her purse, as she waits for her bus to arrive. The composition is, as with many of my works, influenced the diagonal compositions as used…

A Certain Something

  A hot summer day on Oxford Street Swansea finds this old dude, sharply dressed for the summer heat. The title again has two meanings – the man has bought a certain something for a precious loved one or he has a certain something as in presence or…

Still Time

  Delighted to have Sold “Still Life” via Artfinder a day after adding to my store! Going to the USA! ‪#‎artfinder‬ ‪#‎swansea‬ “A jaunty elderly man, all dressed and booted on his way to the shops in Uplands, Swansea. I loved his cheerful sense of purpose and his…

That Friday Night Blur

A new oil painting – “Friday Night Blur” – This expressionist oil painting catches three University students on the their way to some Friday night revelry. It is at some street traffic lights and as I went to take a photograph of them, the traffic light changed to…

Go Phew! with a Brew.

An expressionist “urban folk” oil painting of a gentleman taking “time out” and a hot beverage. The warm orangy-brown and wood and brickwork contrast with the blue, hard surfaces of the road, street and passing cars. The warm, calm and relaxation with the busy, bustling city street scene…

The Long Way home

This people portrait is intentionally quite poignant as it features an elderly man who seems to be carrying some of his belongings in a plastic shopping bag. It is not clear if he is unkempt in his crumpled rain coat because he is homeless or has gone beyond caring…

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