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- Not many folk have a national organisation next door - just 9 doors away here in Upton in Nottinghamshire is the Museum of Time Keeping and I am delighted they wanted to have my work in the museum shop. They opened again at the end of May and you can visit them on Fridays and Saturdays. It really is an extraordinary place to spend some time! …Explored this classic semi-aerial #Staithes view this morning, with acrylic on cartridge paper. I’ll probably use this as the basis for an oil painting later.Wonderful to be back in #Staithes after such a long interval! Had a beautiful afternoon at the top of Church Lane looking down into the town. Thistles, nettles, cow parsley and honesty seed heads to the side of the pathway caught my attention.This small ‘Roses on Window Sill’ is an arrangement of salmon pink roses, in a jug - a gift from a neighbour - placed against the backdrop of a side-sash window. (oil on canvas, 30x30cm).This small 'Teazel Study' examines 3 dried stems of teazels, upstanding against the light, in tones of ochre and black (oil on canvas, 20x20cm).
Category Archives: Cambridge
Two months into 2021 has given me a little space to think about and review my work from last year, so … 2020 started well enough, with two of my paintings having been accepted to be in the Open 30 … Continue reading
This painting, ‘Evening Light, St John’s Street (Cambridge)’, sold recently at the Saffron Walden Gallery run by the splendid Bill Tickner, who has held my work for several years now. It has now found its way to a new home … Continue reading
Here is the first in a new series of paintings based around Cambridge, and which I have been preparing over the winter. The Mathematical Bridge springing from Queens College is the focus of this composition. I enjoyed the simple structural … Continue reading
This painting is currently in the Barn Gallery at Patchings Art Centre (to 10 April). Its a view along Trumpington Street in Cambridge with the buildings of Peterhouse on the left. For me the scene has an air about it of … Continue reading
I was delighted to learn earlier this month that my painting of Trinity Street, Cambridge had won a Winsor & Newton Award. When I chose the viewpoint for this work, I was partly drawn to the architectural majesty of St John’s College with its castellated Tudor Great Gate, contrasting … Continue reading