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view of the Howardian Hills from Nunnington Galleries

Guest artist at Nunnington Galleries

I spent a lovely day painting with fellow artists Patrick and Russell at Nunnington in the Howardian Hills. The owners of Nunnington Galleries Kevin and

Images emerging

I am doing some drawings in charcoal that come to a natural finish and I am completely happy with the unfinished nature of them (even

Picture in situ

Into the Mist This was purchased by a class member. I enjoyed working on the softness of the mist. It takes a little work with

Revisiting Terrington view

A few weeks ago the weather was perfect and I managed to persuade fellow artist Patrick Smith to join me on a painting trip. 21

Charcoal drawings

I am doing some charcoal drawings at the moment. 65 x 48 cm. A series titled beyond words.

Life Drawings

I have decided to put a few more of my life drawings as I believe they warrant an airing on the blog. Most are pencil

PH1 residency involvement

Since September 2014 I have been involved in a residency programme hosted by the New School House Gallery called PH1 PH1 (‘a planet in a

Port Mulgrave

Just a couple of miles south of Staithes is an old mining pot of Port Mulgrave. This a little gem of a spot with a

Ellergill outdoor painters

We had a great time at Ellergill in Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. It was a great venue, fantastic scenery ( though a bit too

Pencil life drawings

I have posted a couple more pencil studies. These ones I have not yet put on the website so thought as a continuity of the

iPad Vs Pencil

This could easily be technology vs real material. I imagine there is a strong argument for the iPad being a real thing but I am

Re-photographing work

I have struggled to get a quality photo of this painting because of the reflections. I believe it is a good piece but previous attempts

Camera movement

These are a few images where I have moved the camera whilst taking a photo. I am interested in how some offer an interesting reinterpretation

Recent Work

Here are a few images of work in progress. a few are at the stage where I am pleased and others not so. I seem

Educational animation

My friend Alan Wilkinson sent me this link from you tube about what motivates us. Great animation or illustration if you like.