Landscape
7 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Wivenhoe Sunset 3 – Oil on Canvas – 20″ x 30″ – (51 x 76 cm) – 2017
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Another view of boats on the River Colne just after sunset. I find these paintings very peaceful and I’m intending to paint some more pictures in a similar vein.

7 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Wivenhoe Sunset 2 – Oil on Canvas – 20″ x 30″ – (51 x 76 cm) – 2017
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Another view of the River Colne seen from the towpath.

7 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Wivenhoe Sunset – oil on Canvas – 20″ x 30″ – (51 x 76 cm) – 2017
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This picture and the other 2 related images are loosely painted using glazes onto a blue-grey ground. In these paintings I’m hoping to invoke the misty atmosphere that sometimes pervades this stretch of the River Colne.

1 year, 2 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on After the Floods remastered – oil on canvas – 30.3″ x 39.5″ – (100 x 78cm)
After the Floods remastered - oil on canvas - 30.3

This is a different photographic version of this painting. The other one is featured in the Fantasy section and there are several blogs about it. This painting has been very difficult to photograph for various reasons perhaps because it’s quite a dark picture. This painting is inspired by Arnold Rocklin’s ‘The isle of the dead’. Is is carefully […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Landscape near Lavacurie
Landscape near Lavacurie

Landscape near Lavacurie – 18” x 24” Oil on Panel 1992. I spent several weeks in a remote village called Lavacurie high up on the Central Massif in southern France. This was the view from the house where I was staying.

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Secret stairs
Secret stairs

Secret stairs – 38” x 40” Oil on Panel 1985. I should like to walk up an ancient stairway overgrown with wisteria and overhung with cherry blossoms. This picture may be self-indulgent but I don’t care, it creates a soothing atmosphere and I love the subtle detail.

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on The Sacred Pool
The Sacred Pool

The Sacred Pool – 36” x 38” Oil on Panel 1989. This picture was begun on location in North Fambridge. I tried adding figures at various times during its development but they never seemed to work. In the end I decided that the picture worked best without people and I abandoned myself to the joy […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Abney Park Cemetery Under Heavy Snowfall
Abney Park Cemetery Under Heavy Snowfall

Abney Park Cemetery under Heavy Snowfall – 48” x 48” Oil on Panel 1988. Abney Park in Stoke Newington is a vast overgrown Victorian cemetery and it has provided the inspiration for a number of paintings.

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Melting Snow in Abney Park Cemetery
Melting Snow in Abney Park Cemetery

Melting Snow in Abney Park Cemetery – 23” x 30” Oil on Panel 1989. I wish paintings of cemeteries were popular with the public as I have painted quite a few.

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on Arlesford Abbey
Arlesford Abbey

Alresford Abbey – 23” x 28” Oil on Panel 1995. This picture was painted on the spot during a particularly hot summer.