Capturing Light

Please excuse my bad cropping. I take these shots with my phone and lining them up by hand is a bugger. I’ve been studying our dear old Mr. Turner’s work again. Trying to learn how he handled light and paint, particular in watercolour, as that is my medium of choice right now. I’m still on […]

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Setting the Mood With Light.

I’ve been playing with a new editing tool that allows me to generate these rather magnificent landscapes, sort of. There’s quite a lot of work involved in getting these images to look as they appear here, but, they are otherwise completely computer generated. There’s quite a lot of artistic freedom involved in the composition, and […]

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There is always a time for art.

Who is this, Art? I don’t know, but he stops by everyday and bugs me until I do something creative. So much for social distancing, however! It turns out it requires quite a bit of physical energy to do analogue art, and although I’ve started a new watercolour painting, the subject: A disgruntled Floridian pigeon, […]

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Watercolour – Burano In Detail

I’ve stopped worked on my highly detailed Venice painting with the fruit cart for now because I needed a break from it. Instead I’ve been focussing on doing more impressionistic work, if only to remind myself that there are other ways to paint than just with a tiny brush and rationed breath. It’s been a […]

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A Year of Art

I suppose I’ve had a fairly prolific year when it comes to painting. We’re almost at the end of 2019, and despite having six paintings in various stages of completion, I have managed to produce fifteen finished pieces this year. Six watercolours and nine oil paintings, not including the flurry of smaller watercolour sketches I’ve […]

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