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Wet Reflections

A wet watercolour of my  long suffering ( and in this case , damp ) partner , Ann walking a wet path . It’s all about the reflections really

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Rotunda Reflections

The Rotunda buildings nestling on either side of the Clyde river in Glasgow used to be the entrance and exit points of the tunnel that passed under the water . I daresay some of you have been through it , though it was blocked off before I ever had a chance to . The Southern […]

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Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour

Very pleased to hear that my painting , ‘From the Shadows -in an Arched Close ‘ is going to be exhibited in this year’s Royal Institute of Painters in water Colours exhibition at the Mall Galleries in Central London . The exhibition is on from 6th to 22nd of April so you’ll all have to […]

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Lilly in a Blue Gown

I’ve been working on some figure studies/portraits lately and this is one of them . ‘Lilly in a Blue Gown’ You can see many more of them on the ‘Paintings of People ‘ link on the left of this page .

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In a Blue Close – Late Afternoon

The current edition of ‘The Artist ‘ magazine has an article by me in it about the painting of my piece , ‘In a Blue Close – Late Afternoon’ . It was fascinating having to document the various stages of the process so I thought I’d share a moving GIF here ( fingers crossed that […]

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Ann

A painting I’ve been working on for several months . I’ve just created a new page on this website , ‘Paintings of People ‘ which includes many portraits and figure studies I’ve produced over the years such as this one , so if you fancy a look , click on the link  . Caution – […]

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The Artist Magazine

There’s an article by me about producing one of my ‘close’ paintings in the current ,  February 2017 , edition of The Artist Magazine .  They’ve also , very kindly put one of my images on the cover .  If you’d like a copy it’s available in all good newsagents ( as they say ) […]

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Stained glass

A new Close painting

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Sepia Tones

This is a painting inspired by a visit to Tate Britain in the Summer . I was fascinated by the way the warm sepia tones of the wall were reflected in the floor reflections and the picture-looking girl’s legs . One of an ongoing series of paintings looking at people , looking at art

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Autumn Colours already

Well , Autumn is well and truly upon us in Glasgow so I thought I’d post an appropriate painting . This is ‘Through Autumn Leaves – Kelvingrove ‘ , a watercolour I finished this week .

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