Nutshell Bridge, Stroud Canal; acrylic 6×4 inches

Having now found a frame for my Marmalade Rudbeckias, I am sorting the framing for my other exhibition-intended pictures. In between that I have been working on another small-scale painting, the result of which is above. This one proved a little more tricky to execute, being smaller than its buddy from a couple of blogposts […]

Ebley Mill, Stroud: acrylic 6×6 inches

I don’t use acrylic very often these days, having found it less effective for larger work than pastel….less effective for me personally, that is, according to how I work. However I have used it for small-scale work, such as “Groundsel” which was painted with small brushes on a black card. “Ebley Mill” was a bit […]

Little Gems: acrylic 12×5″

Update August 1st; this little picture won itself a place in the listings on LightSpaceTime.com, in the special recognition category of Botanicals 2019. The whole exhibition is viewable at their YouTube channel, LightSpaceTime.com. The British weather continues to be sultry and stuffily hot; younger folk probably don’t mind but us old ‘uns find it a […]

“Dimensions”: acrylic 24×20 inches

An abstract using overlaid squares and rectangles in shadowy shades of deep purple, blues and black, offset with scatterings of silver and accented with creamy-white. This painting almost didn’t happen. It began life as a semi-abstract landscape-style layout, which became too dark and was systematically scraped down then overpainted with deep blue-grey. Using the resulting […]

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