Last year my brother asked if I would like to paint some pictures for friend of his, who had some blank walls to fill in a bed and breakfast space above the local pub in the village of Bampton. I’m not good at saying no to creative challenges – so I took on the idea,… Continue reading Celebrating the Morris Dancers of Bampton
Category: Eco art
Crime Inspired Paintings on Show at Anglia Ruskin Police Training Facility in London
Each painting is drawn from a real life phone call made to the police during 2021, when the artist worked as an Emergency Call Handler for Avon & Somerset Constabulary.
Suspicious Circumstances – exhibition
You are invited to see my latest collection of paintings: “Suspicious Circumstances” which draws on my interest in true crime and what different people consider “suspicious”. I’m showing the paintings at Studio 18 in Stroud, as part of the Stroud Site Festival, and there will be other amazing works of art by other artists on… Continue reading Suspicious Circumstances – exhibition
Dale Vince, OBE
If you haven’t heard of Dale Vince, below is a very brief summary, which, if you know me at all, may well explain why he is the perfect subject choice for me.
Earlier in the year, during lockdown I made a painting that I felt was a turning point. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but something unlocked in me – a joy in the act of painting that I don’t think I have really known before.
The Scientific Impact of Colour
This post looks at how human vision has evolved and the different wavelengths of different colours. It shows both the biology and the psychology of colours and the impact on humans. How Humans have Evolved to see Colour It is only in the past decade that scientists have discovered how our vision has evolved by tracing back… Continue reading The Scientific Impact of Colour
Saturday afternoon art classes
I have started running Saturday afternoon classes near Stroud via Air BnB experiences. For me it’s all about using reclaimed materials. A class currently costs £27 per person inclusive of all materials, equipment and refreshments. Here is more about what to expect! ABOUT THE CLASS You’ll be welcomed to the workshop with a hot or… Continue reading Saturday afternoon art classes
Painting with Reclaimed Materials – workshop
Big news. I’m now an Air BnB art experience host! Saturday afternoon classes in my workshop near Stroud. Pretty please, with sugar on the top – share this with your creative friends – thank you 😀 https://abnb.me/sVOrPOXER3
Art that Gives a Sh*t
Are you an artist that gives a sh*t about the environment? Are you pissed off with plastic? Scared about what we have done to our oceans? Are you worried about cow farts and palm oil? Does your art practice reflect how you feel about waste / reliance on plastic / pollution / climate change /… Continue reading Art that Gives a Sh*t