Abstract Art and the Ungraceful

The world is full of charm and allure Art asks us to take a moment to look at the world. I know, I know, you’re busy. But, it’s good to stop once in a while and have a look around. To think about what’s going on and what stuff means. Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor … Read more

Looking for inspiration

I often head out into the world looking for something to kick-start my imagination. There are trails, paths and promises in every direction. The pull of the familiar drags me back to the same places; the draw of the new sends me in different directions. It’s easy to get lost when looking for something to … Read more

The Paintings of etel adnan

One of the things that usually draws us to a painting is color. We all love certain colors and there’s nothing better than finding them, working in harmony, in a painting. It’s one of the things I love about Etel Adnans paintings. They’ve been a massive influence on my work. Her love of the “Immediate … Read more

How to Make Landscape Abstract

Where do the images in our heads come from? When I’m painting I usually hold a vague image in my head, an abstract image if you like. It is not a clear picture like a photograph, more an elusive collage of memories that recall a certain place. I can sift through this jumble and pick … Read more