After what has been a progressively uncomfortable year, I have both pleasure and relief in revealing a painting which has been the product of much thought, deliberation and soul-searching in the quest for a meaningful direction for my future: I … Continue reading
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
J. M. W. Turner “The Falls of the Riechenbach” Over the holiday we took our children to see the new Sherlock Holmes movie “A Game of Shadows” . The thrilling denouement of this film takes place at the brink of … Continue reading
Watercolour on paper 24 x 40 inches – 60cm x 100cm On show at Watts’s Great Studio 12th – 23rd October The purpose of my time spent working in Watts’s Great Studio during 2011 has largely been to explore the … Continue reading
August is holiday time. Time to get away from it all. Here in England much of the population rushes lemming-like to the coast, enduring serpentine traffic-jams in overloaded cars, greasy egg sandwiches and warm fizzy drinks on the way. The … Continue reading
There are only three days left of the exhibition, we have had a great response to the new site and huge support marking the big move into Watts’ Great Studio. To view the exhibition in full please click here.
Canaletto and his Rivals – The National Gallery The opening of the Canaletto show at the National Gallery, London, coincided with my own at the Portland Gallery, London. Rachel Campbell-Johnson at The Times trashed the former in a pre-review saying … Continue reading