Busy months ahead!

Busy months ahead!

Half way through August and starting to realise a few deadlines are approaching fast for the Open Exhibtions that are of interest to me. They all start to happen during the last few months of the year and the submission dates pile up and it becomes a bit of a...

Halfway through the Art Year!

Yes, we have just passed the longest day and I have become acutely aware that not a lot of studio painting has been accomplished to date. As much as I would like to aspire to spending a little time in the studio every day for at least some time, domestic life seems to...
Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new website!

Having struggled a bit over the last few years to re-configure the older site, I have had the assistance of a great new website designer based here in St Albans called Ralph Bartholomew of St Albans Web Design. www.stalbanswebdesign.com We have drawn up a wish list...
Thinking ahead for 2017

Thinking ahead for 2017

My last post was for activity up to the end of last year, and there has been a considerable gap in the blog writing until now. It is certainly time to remedy that and publish some thoughts and accounts of my activity this year so far! The only painting that I was able...
Another year GONE!!

Another year GONE!!

It has been quite a good year for reaching a few gaols, and making progress with my work. As I write this month’s blog I am so pleased to have another painting on display in the Royal Institute of Oil Painters annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries. The painting last...