PAINTING IS A MAD BUSINESS ……

at least it seems to me that I never know if or why or how a picture will work, or not.  This one – of the vineyards in France, is taken from a combination of drawings and watercolours I did on the spot, and photographs but eventually without reference to...

EARLY STAGES OF A POND PAINTING….

   Just a photo I came across …  It shows the beginnings of one of my many pond paintings…  I  really like the energy and …  focus of it.  It went on to be a painting that sold in a solo show I had in Bath a couple...

I LOVE MY STUDIO…..

I have been working in my studio today – and when I was doing the ritual dance of sorting out my outdoor palette, indoor palette and generally rearrange things, music on the bose ( Joan Baez, David Bowie Van Morrisson and Leonard Cohen are the ones I remember )...

DRAWING FROM THE PAST

   One of my step-daughters, Rebecca, sunbathing in the cottage in Sutherland about  15 years ago…..       Gideon and Raphael, ready for bed reading a story …. they are now 33 and 31 (two of my three sons).   ...