Still Life
3 months, 4 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on The Old Skip – oil on panel – 61 x 74 cm
The Old Skip - oil on panel - 61 x 74 cm

I painted this picture a few years ago and it’s recently been re-photographed. They say that every picture tells a story, if you want to find out more about this one please go to colinsart.blog.

1 year ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on The west wall of All Saints Church – oil on canvas – 39″ x 29″ – (100 x 75cm)
The west wall of All Saints Church - oil on canvas - 39

If you like this painting you might like to read the various blogs relating to it. It’s anunusula painting because it has no background and no foreground, there is just the wall painted in some detailAlthough the wall occupies the entirety of the picture’s space it appears to be set back creating the disturbing feeling […]

1 year ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on All Saints Church version 2 – oil on canvas – 21″ x 25.5″ – (53 x 65cm)
All Saints Church version 2 - oil on canvas - 21

This is the same as my other version except that I’ve painted a pigeon flying out into the space in front of the picture. To read more about this picture please check out the blog ‘Painting on location in Maldon-All Saints Church. In the blog there are some photographs showing the early development of this […]

1 year ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on Two for Joy – oil on canvas – 29.5″ x 20″ – (75 x 51cm)
Two for Joy - oil on canvas - 29.5

If you would like read more about this picture please check out the blog called ‘A room with a view’. In this blog there are some images showing the development of this painting and it’s sister picture ‘One for Sorrow’. The magpie’s added after the rest of the picture was completed. In some cultures magpie’s are birds of […]

1 year ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on One for Sorrow – oil on canvas – 31.5 x 20″ (80 x 51cm)
One for Sorrow - oil on canvas - 31.5 x 20

In the distance we see Rathbone Point on the Nightingale Estate seen from my flat in Fluke House. For a long time I didn’t think this subject was worth painting. For one thing the subject is very complicated and confusing and then the painting would have to be done during the winter months because once […]

1 year, 11 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on The car park of B6 College in Hackney – oil on canvas – 20″ x 23.5″ inches – 2015
The car park of B6 College in Hackney - oil on canvas - 20

This is my latest painting. It is one of a series of pictures I’m working on of local views in Hackney. To read more about it please visit the Blog section on this website.

2 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Still Life Comments Off on A Bird’s eye view of Maldon – oil on canvas – 23 x 39 inches – 2014
A Bird's eye view of Maldon - oil on canvas - 23 x 39 inches - 2014

This painting was begun on location in Maldon and finished in the studio in London. To find out more about this picture please read the blog.

2 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on All Saints – Oil on Canvas – 21 x 25.5 inches – 2014
All Saints - Oil on Canvas - 21 x 25.5 inches -  2014

This picture was mainly painted on location in Maldon. To find out more about this picture please go to the blog entitled ‘Painting on location in Maldon – All Saints Church’.

5 years, 5 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on Trets
Trets

Trets – Oil on Canvas – 34″ x 26″ – 2011. The painting shows the main hall of the Soka Gakkai International Buddhist Centre near to the village of Trets which is about 10km from Marseille. In the background is Mount Victoire touched by the first rays of the morning sun.The people in the painting […]

5 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Still Life Comments Off on Still Life With A Pint Of Guinness
Still Life With A Pint Of Guinness

Still Life with a Pint of Guinness – 29” x 21” Oil on Panel 2001. This picture is painted in the style of a Dutch still life except that I have used a more exotic display of fruit and vegetables and I have added a pint if Guinness.