2020, Oil on canvas, 50x100cm
What I learned from the Heatherleys project with painter James Bland
As lockdown measures in the UK are being lifted, I thought I’d take a look back at the paintings I did for the Artist of the Week Challenge organised by Sky TV on their Facebook channel. Every Sunday during nine weeks the Artist of the Year programme invited a guest sitter to pose for fourContinue reading “Artist of the Week challenge compilation”
2019, Oil on canvas, 61 x 76 cm Painted from life, this portrait is of a woman in a sensuous dark velevet dress who is waiting, lost in her thoughts. Her distant gaze alludes to a sense of wait, expectation and resignation. She is partly dreamy, partly sad, longing for something or someone who mayContinue reading “Waiting”
2019, oil on stretched canvas, 30 x 40 cm [sold] Using a limited palette of primary colours, this oil portrait focuses on the Spanish girl’s red dress matching the red background and her distant gaze. The red of the dress and background allude to the woman’s youth, vitality and determination, in spite of her seaminglyContinue reading “Girl In A Red Dress”
2017, acrylic on canvas, 26.7 x 32.7 cm (canvas edge: 1.9cm) In this abstract painting, swirls of colours mix into an this either dreamy or apocalyptic landscape.
2017, Acrylic on paper, 30x40cm In this abstract work on paper, a range of colours deriving from primaries have been mixed to form a fluid danse.
2017, Acrylic on paper, 30x40cm In this abstract work on paper, a range of colours deriving from primaries have been mixed to form a fluid danse. One can see figures or animals emerging, and even an anamorphosis.
2019, Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 cm Woman with a braid’s head study triptych painted with a limited palette of Earth colours: English light red, yellow ochre, ultramarine and titanium white.
2019, Oil on canvas, 21 x 30 cm Man’s head study triptych painted with a limited palette of primaries: ultramarine blue, cadmium red, cadmium yellow and titanium white.