A Crisis of Medium Choice

I’m having somewhat of a crisis of medium choice at the moment. Having worked exclusively with oil paints since the beginning of the year, I’ve found myself increasingly frustrated with them. I never thought I’d…

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Painting on Lockdown

We’re two weeks into lockdown here in the UK. With the COVID-19 pandemic changing life as we know it, you’d have thought that with all this extra time, I would have jumped at the chance…

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Two Cloudscapes

With all the technical aspects of painting going round my head this weekend, I wanted to paint something simple to keep up my momentum without having to think too much or spend too much time….

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Busy Behind the Scenes

I’ve been a little quiet on here and on my Instagram account recently. But I’ve still been busy. I recently created a Facebook page for my art. Something I was a little reluctant to do,…

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Aspiring to Realism

I’m now in the final stages of my Llyn y Fan Fach panorama painting. I took it off the wall after a couple of weeks’ drying and worked on the details. Original time estimates for…

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Another Two New Paintings

While Storm Ciara raged outside, I had a productive Sunday in the studio starting not one, but two new paintings. After finishing the blocking-in stage of the first scene inspired by winter sunlight on Pendine…

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Painting Large

Until now, my Llyn y Fan Fach painting was the largest I’ve painted. However, I recently took delivery of a load of large canvases in aspect ratios I really like, and I’ve finally laid paint…

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