Can Less Really Be More In Art ?

The White Horse by John Constable

My compositional choices and what I choose to paint are very clear, to only include what’s absolutely necessary. I only paint what is needed; subjects that add to the aesthetic of the piece. I use my artistic licence to ignore the unnecessary or mundane objects or subjects within an image. So I create paintings that […]

Is A Portrait a Reflection of the Artist or the Sitter?

Portraiture has been prominent throughout art history, immortalising sitters, making them look more attractive, wealthier, taller, slimmer, younger –  an endless list of how portraits could have worked, from cave drawings to modern day.  Historically, artists used to study the human form for years to achieve this skill, however in the last century the ideals […]

January Online Studio Art Sale! – ‘Bubble & Squeak’

This series of abstract images are called ‘Bubble & Squeak’ – I painted all of these to relax after completing difficult pieces of work that needed extra concentration for the detail. They show my excursions into abstract pattern, playing with one of my obsessions which is complimentary colours. This collection not only allowed me to […]

January Online Studio Art Sale! – Paintings For Sale

Paintings for Sale I) Junk #3 159×89 cm acrylic on canvas. Another view of Hong Kong from the sea including a very iconic junk. I painted this scene three times using different techniques, this one was painted entirely using a palette knife, just to see if I could. Sale price: £500 II) Redblackbeige – Top […]

January Online Studio Art Sale!

Let’s face it we could all do with some January inspiration, motivation and energy. So, I am excited to announce my forthcoming January Online Studio Art Sale! 🖼️ – I’m offering 16 pieces from my collection with reductions of at least 50%, beginning Monday 18th January. This is a great time to invest in art, whether for […]