Lighthouse – Digital Painting

Once again I am up with the dawn – pretty much every day this past week. I haven’t really been right since me and Bill returned from across the pond. I do suffer quite a bit from jet-lag. The adjustment to the usual five hour time difference between the USA and the UK is significant […]

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A Collaboration of Minds

  The following is another quality piece I channelled last year from the inimitable Sidiris, that part of my consciousness that possesses far more clarity and determination than I usually have in my own dealings with the profane and the mundane. I’m posting this while waiting for layers of paint to dry (yes, I’m painting […]

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View From San Giorgio

I’ve spent the best part of the morning today perusing the Smithsonian’s National Gallery of Art’s collection of etchings by James McNeill Whistler, especially of London, and Venice in the latter part of the 1800s. Apart from having fallen in love with his sketches, and being inspired to begin sketching again, I thought I would […]

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United Santa Association

…’cos we all know there is more than one of these fellows. Obviously caught in the off-season about to enjoy a little R&R perhaps, via the good graces of Amtrak as he’d just arrived at Washington DC’s Union Station. Bodyguard in tow – probably an elf – face obscured for security reasons, and dressed in […]

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Unfinished Masterwork

After about six hours work I am letting the digital paint dry, so to speak. The plan was to recreate something of an unfinished masterwork, as if the artist had run out of funds in the middle of the project. The bit I love the most about being an artist, and a visual editor is […]

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The Art of Cheating

  If you’re going to cheat, then be sure to do it well. In fact, do it so well that it becomes an art form in itself. If you contrive and manipulate to create an artistic representation of the world around you that gives you and others pleasure, such as through the medium of photography […]

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