So it wasn’t to be. Swansea wont be the UK city of culture in 2021. It will be Coventry. How disappointing. We went down to a venue on the High Street called the Hyst to see the result announced live on BBC TV. There was a lot of…
I managed to make it down to Rhossili Bay this week. It has been raining on and off for weeks. I have been painting in my attic studio listening to the rain thundering down and I have got quite tired of that sound. So when I was greeted by clear skies I decided, on a whim, to drive down to Rhossili to see the autumn colours.
Commissions are usually pretty interesting because they will challenge me in some way or another. This particular commission’s challenge was about scale.
I needed to paint this picture. I have painted a lot of landscapes lately and I was missing the challenge of the human form.
An account of the posters and events of Swansea’s Climate Strike Protest September 2019.