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A painter’s Journey continued

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 […]

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A Painters Journey

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 […]

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Back To the sketchbook

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 

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A Moment to Cherish

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.

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Before it’s final Stages A Process in Painting Looking Back

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 […]

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Forgotten Paintings

why Oh why did I not think this painting did not work , looking back now in my opinion how wrong was I .

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Paintings in process a life in pictures

2017 ‘ Standing Nude In The Life Room ‘  Painting in process ……

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A morning post in pictures

The Painters shoes revisited , in the Artists Studio

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Saturday Inks ‘ Selected Works ‘

From the sketchbook to the paintings continued

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Thought of the day

‘ In a decaying society Art if it is truthful must also reflect decay and unless it wants to break faith with its social function , Art must show the world as changeable and help to change it ‘ Ernst Fisher  

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