Spring greens

No painting outside today – it’s far too wet. So here’s a small outside painting of my corner of Lancashire: Rivington.

Painting fast and loose

Today I’m painting outside.  Painting quickly with broad loose brush strokes  – hopefully this keeps the painting fresh and vital.This view  is looking  towards Blackrod in Lancashire from the slopes of Winter Hill you can see the...

Painting Outside Again

I’ve spent a of painting time outside this year enjoying being in the fresh air as I paint. This is one of the first paintings I created: a corner of the West Pennine Moors near my home town of Bolton. It’s a quick sketch rather than a finished painting: I...

In the studio 18th July 2015

Currently working on a couple of small studies of sunsets in bright colours with bright red backgrounds and silhouetted foregrounds. I’m keeping the colours intense and using gloss medium to give depth. Hopefully when they are finished they will capture the...