Sunday, 17 September 2017
Friday, 15 September 2017
The olive groves that I sketched and photographed on my recent
trip to Crete are a great inspiration to produce paintings of various
This painting in acrylic is a 36"x36" box canvas and the larger size
emphasises the bright, vibrant colours of the region.
"Olive trees at Piskopiano"- Acrylic on canvas 36"x36"
Friday, 8 September 2017
Cruising the coastline of East Devon I was amazed by the deep red cliffs
formed during the Triassic period over 250 million years ago. The cliff faces
are eroding rapidly but the more remote areas are home to hundreds of cormorants
This painting is in response to that area and the ever changing landscape.
"Triassic" - Acrylic on canvas 20" x 20"
Friday, 1 September 2017
These are some images of my recently produced, self - published book.
As with my solo exhibition earlier this year I've taken the title
"Landscapes of the Mind "as the paintings are quite often more "about"
a place rather than a representation "of" a scene.
This collection of paintings and photographs are from a body of
work formed from recent visits to Greece, Spain, France and
various locations throughout the U.K.
Here are a small selection of pages from the book.
Monday, 28 August 2017
Another visit to the East Devon area of England taking in the coastal towns of
Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton and the River Exe estuary up to Topsham.
"Otter River Estuary"- Acrylic on canvas- 20"x20"
Low tide on the Exe estuary
"Sea stacks" on the Jurassic coast
Cormorants nesting on the clifftops
Thursday, 17 August 2017
With the temperature reaching thirty degrees in the middle of the day on my recent
trip to Crete the landscape came alive with vivid colours. This is a painting from
images I made walking from the village of Koutouloufari to the old town of
"Hot sun at Koutouloufari"- Acrylic on paper 10"x 10"