Following on from my last post, my artistic journey in Ireland began with my sketchbook, taking in the surroundings of the beautiful land and recording my first lines of the landscape. I learnt that there are so many ways to record nature: a loose line in a sketch can always lead to so many ways […]
Its been quite a while since my last post . Travelling to Ireland last year experiencing new ideas and rekindling lost relationships . The two came together beautifully . After quite a few years in Cyprus painting from my imagination mostly . In Ireland I became a landscape painter full of expression . The difference […]
It’s a joy to go back to the sketchbook , to revisit old themes . Also the intimacy of making a diary with drawings ‘ or sketches which seems to be a little lost in today’s world it seems . I look forward to progressing my thoughts, ideas & sketches
A truly magnificent moment for me , viewing Francis Bacon’s Studio live at the Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin . Every inch every spec is seen in his studio .. every brushwork felt . Being so close to a powerful Artist Space is breathtaking.
I decided that rather then thinking too hard to draw the image in . I had a moment of clarity standing in front of the work I looked away from the picture and made broad abstract shapes on the canvas and suddenly the shapes of theses figures appeared . The interesting thing was how liberating […]