This is quite a small acrylic painting I’ve done based on this photo http://www.eurostar.com/uk-en/destinations/netherlands/amsterdam#.Uqb7MfRdUUg
My friends Jo and Adam came to visit me this weekend to watch the pantomime I was in which was lovely of them. They also stopped by in Ghent for lunch beforehand and Jo took some gorgeous photos of the town (http://instagram.com/joistakingphotos) that I have taken the liberty of copying..
Whoops I thought this was San Francisco..
This is a postcard sized watercolour I’ve done for my friend Lizzie. It’s based on a photo she took on a mini-break with her boyfriend in Scotland (I’m not exactly sure where it is). I haven’t really used watercolours much, so this was a bit of an experiment. First I sketched the outline, then colouredContinue reading “Scottish Harbour (for Lizzie)”
For a period of about 6 months (March – August) this year I did almost no drawing or painting because of the pain in my arms. I was still continuing to work, but having to dictate emails to an intern (who was absolutely lovely and put up with my mood swings and terrible frustration atContinue reading “Brizzle”
My beautiful friend Caroline asked me to paint a photo of Plymouth Harbour (near where she now lives) for her birthday. I finally finished it at the beginning of this year, making it the last painting I did before I started suffering from RSI.
St Pauls and Millennium Bridge were very close to my old office so I used to visit them often, and I love this view from the south side of the river.
After going through a somewhat traumatizing break-up, I picked up my paints for the first time in ages and did a copy of a card I’d bought in Greenwich market. It started badly (I did the island in the middle first), but I really like how the background turned out, and in a fit ofContinue reading “Canary Wharf”
After living in Hong Kong for a year or so I decided it was time to go back to the U.K. (for a variety of reasons none of which make any sense now). I got a job working for a large technology consulting firm which shall remain nameless but they did send you to ChicagoContinue reading “Chicago”
While living in Hong Kong I started doing landscape and cityscape sketches, always with a couple of dragons lurking in the distance..