Tag: refractionist

Canisland Woods

This is the last of the summer wine of a substantial series of oil paintings of a woodland area in Gower Pensinsula between Ilston and Parkmill, which the locals call Cannisland Woods. It is amazingly beautiful at any time of the year but the light is rarely better…

It’s All About Me!

Talk About Art! Born in Hereford, educated in Cardiff, I am a self-taught,  professional Swansea-based artist, specializing in oil paintings.   I have exhibited in various galleries, online galleries, in print and on digital LED screens throughout London, UK. I have one of the top best selling artists…

Self Portrait (after Matisse)

This self portrait is inspired by a painting by Matisse, “The Green Line” or “The Green Stripe”, also known as the Portrait of Madame Matisse,  which was a portrait of his wife. I just loved, the name, the use of different colours in the background and the bold…

Sapling Wood

This is another refractionist painting – I was drawn to this painting because I love the colours that come alive not only in misty backgrounds but in backgrounds in the sun, viewed from the more darkened interiors of the wood as in this painting. I love the cool…

A Word on Technique

I have been asked a lot recently about  the techniques I employ in  my art and will discuss these in more detail in other blogs but below are now summarised accounts on how I treat light and colour at present in my work.   Use of light –…

Penmaen Bend Revisited

Penmaen Bend

Penmaen is in the Gower Peninsula, near Swansea. This painting is of a ‘peeking out’ view from a car slipping out of a parking area which serves as a place to park and then walk  down a rubbly, foot twisting lane, which sports a green grassed mohican, to…

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