Category Archives: Venice

Paintings & Patrons

Redentore Fireworks: 60″ x 120″, 152cm x 305cm Just a few days ago we completed the installation of a major commissioned watercolour in its destination, in a private collection in Britain. The ‘Redentore Fireworks over Venice’ had been the result … Continue reading

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New York Calling: September 2012 Painting of the Month

Washington Arch, New York, 2012, watercolour on paper 40 x 30 inches After the dullest British summer in living memory, I begin to understand why landscape painters often used titles to describe the weather or to make excuses for light … Continue reading

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August Painting of the Month: ‘Redentore – A study of Fireworks’

There is a great sense of liberation when painting fireworks. Beyond the oohs and aahs is a curious profanity about the spectacle: at first you sense a childlike fascination with flashes and bangs, then as the spent sparks fall back … Continue reading

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