The British Motor Museum Exhibition

An exhibition of my paintings of car plant interiors begins at The British Motor Museum next Thursday 16th August and runs until the end...

Jaguar Land Rover live painting

What an amazing opportunity to spend Saturday painting on the manufacturing floor at Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull as part of their...

Jaguar Land Rover

Continuing my series of car factory interiors I have been commissioned to undertake a live painting event at Jaguar Land Rover in...

Bucks Artweeks

It’s been a really interesting experience at my Bucks Artweeks exhibition at Greatmoor EfW this week. Visitors have been keen to see my...

Greatmoor Energy from Waste

I’m very excited that my exhibition at Greatmoor EfW in Buckinghamshire will open this Saturday and be running over 2 weeks. My interest...

MOMA in Machynlleth

I've just spent a wonderful weekend in Wales and whilst there I visited MOMA in Machynlleth. This art gallery and arts centre is in the...

Stanford in the Vale Art Group

I enjoyed my evening at Stanford in the Vale Art Group last week. I had been invited by the group to do a workshop on portrait drawing....

Oxfordshire Artweeks

I'm looking forward to Artweeks this year. I shall be exhibiting at home for 2 weekends and I will be there throughout. For several years...

Scale

One of the exercises I like to do with my students is to ask them to draw something that is very small on a much larger scale. This is...

Making a mark

Watching the Big Painting Challenge on BBC 1 this Sunday I was pleased to hear mentor Pascal Anson refer to mark making and asking...

Drawing has meaning

I am enjoying Andrew Marr’s “A short book about Drawing” documenting his love of drawing and how it helped him recover following his...

Outlets for expression

Another moving episode from the Radio 4 series, “The Art of Now, Guantanamo”. The programme focused on the lives of inmates at Guantanamo...

Sharing experiences through art

I have just listened to “The Art of Now: Dangerous places” on Radio 4. An amazing programme about the bravery and work done by artists...

Drawing means everything

When I’m beginning a new project, it’s often a challenge to know where to start. It’s one of the most difficult aspects of being a...

Where would I be without…

- David Bomberg - What an extraordinary show the exhibition of David Bombergs’ paintings is, now at The Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle....

#Urban Landscapes and the Himalayas

I'm just coming to the end of the work I've been doing on my series of #oilpaintings following my residency in #Marpha, high up in the...