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Skies can really change the mood of a landscape.  When painting a landscape I may feature the sky as a significant element or not.  I’ve been using clouds recently having appreciated how they can be used as part of building … Continued

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A sky can change the mood of a landscape almost instantly.  For a painter they can be a useful element to resolve or even generate a composition in a painting.  Both these propositions are true for this painting.  Any darker … Continued

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A five minute drawing made in the garden.  Honeysuckle.

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I’ve been in the garden a lot recently and have been astounded by the exquisite and exotic beauty of our climbing honeysuckle which I’ve incorporated into this abstract composition.  I like the fact that its tranquility doesn’t detract from the movement … Continued