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A Hidden Great: Painting of the Month January 2013

Patio de los Leones, Alhambra Watercolour on paper 60″ x 137″ (152cm x 348cm) A true painting of the month this one, now exactly one month since I first confronted the huge piece of unmarked watercolour paper stretched out on … 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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Diamond Jubilee Pageant: June 2012 Painting of the Month

The Procession of the Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant, 2012 24 x 40 inches / 60 x 102 cm Not being a person who likes to miss out on a spectacle, I was thrilled to be able to witness at first … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding – Westminster Abbey

(Half-scale Maquette) Westminster Abbey – The Wedding of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, 2011 22 x 30 inches / 36 x 56 cm At exactly this time last year I was working in the studio on this maquette, building … Continue reading

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December Painting of the Month

‘A Mountain Farm, Slovenia’ Watercolour on paper 11 x 15 inches, 1998 In the collection of HRH The Prince of Wales A few weeks ago the Dean of Guildford and I gave a joint talk – a colloquium – which … Continue reading

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Westminster Abbey – Overnight

‘Westminster Abbey – The Quire’, 2011 Watercolour on paper, 22 x 30 inches They say that no-one has spent a whole night in Westminster Abbey other than the monks of old, but last month I was given the opportunity to … Continue reading

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“The Basilica of Maxentius in Rome” – October Painting of the Month

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

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