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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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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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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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May Painting of the Month – Westminster Abbey

This is one of the finest interiors in Britain, an ecclesiastical edifice of breathtaking delicacy and a softness of spirit which is perhaps surprising at the epicentre of London. It is also perhaps surprisingly unknown. I have been fortunate enough … Continue reading

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