Urban Forest

This contemporary abstract painting relates to way we obscure nature in our cities, then seek it in our rural environments – but all the time nature adapts to our built environment and returns. Ultimately we can never ignore nature and will always have to live hand in glove with it. The sooner we accept thatContinue reading “Urban Forest”

Cinque Terre

This is an original illustration employing the warm colours of the mediterranean. The Cinque Terre is a group of five villages within a national park in Italy’s Liguria region. It should still be on everyone’s bucket list, but its popularity and uniqueness has meant restricting tourism to avoid overcrowding.  Art poster prints are for saleContinue reading “Cinque Terre”

Construction 73

Construction 73. A contemporary abstract reflecting life in a working urban environment. Those familiar with maths may understand the significance of 73 in both prime and digital (or you’re a fan of The Big Bang Theory). The oblective was to set up a construction that ‘almost’ balances. Everything in it is not quite aligned soContinue reading “Construction 73”

East Lyn to Lynmouth

A reconstructed painting from old photographic reference and using a palette of colours that reflect paintings of that period and location. It shows the East Lyn river looking towards Lynmouth and Hollerday Hill in a time when George Newnes’ House still stood near the summit and there were far fewer trees. Art poster prints areContinue reading “East Lyn to Lynmouth”

Dominion Cinema, Southall, London

An illustration of the Dominion Cinema, Southall with a couple meeting outside. Now sadly demolished rather than being preserved. The setting is mid 1940s (the cinema was built in the late thirties) and the advertising posters are all from that period, being: It’s a Wonderful Life and Double Indemnity. The cinema is of a typicalContinue reading “Dominion Cinema, Southall, London”

Near County Gate on Exmoor

Looking over the moors near County Gate between Devon and Somerset The road along the coast here is always spectacular, whatever the weather, but summer is a special time when you can the sea, sun-dried grass and heather at the same time. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes. TheseContinue reading “Near County Gate on Exmoor”

Lynmouth Low Tide

A print from an original painting. Lynmouth Harbour at low tide, a couple of years ago before the Tors Hotel was restructured and when a typical autumnal mist had descended from Exmoor. Even on a chilly damp day there is still a beauty in this rugged coastline. Art poster prints are for sale on EtsyContinue reading “Lynmouth Low Tide”

An Exmoor Landscape

A view over the moors past County Gate, so on Exmoor but in Somerset. The high moors always present in a wonderful variety of moods, this time quite peaceful as you look east across Exmoor. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes. These prints are museum-quality posters made on long-lastingContinue reading “An Exmoor Landscape”

Storm on Dartmoor

Dartmoor, as often happens, threatens rain. This is a view between Postbridge and Widecombe, but it could be one of many such vistas on Dartmoor. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes. These prints are museum-quality posters made on long-lasting semi-glossy (silk) paper – weight: 170 gsm/65 lb Because theContinue reading “Storm on Dartmoor”