Rachel Whiteread, Ray Harryhausen, and Slap Up Breakfast

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Art blogs

The other day, I was in Tate Britain for the first time in years. I have to say I was impressed. I was also going to stop at the National Gallery to do some intense studying on the use of black paint in past centuries. They often painted figures dressed mainly in black. I have […]

The Quest for a Pole

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Art blogs, Painting blogs, Project blogs, tarot

  My client often requests versions of paintings I’ve already done. I can change the picture enough to keep it interesting for me, as I can’t really recreate an exact copy. The original Lovers painting is 40 x 30 cm. The new one is going to be 150 x 100 cm. For reference for the […]

Musings on a conversation at a private view

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Art blogs

ART BLOG (To publish or not? Not sure. How honest can I be?) Sunday 1 March 2015 Last night I met a Danish painter, in the UK for her first London solo exhibition. She got me thinking about a few things. Which is always a good thing. Thinking. First, she seemed slightly ashamed of being […]