“My work is a celebration of light filled moments revealed in rich and vibrant oil paint using my personal visual language of fresh and direct brushmarks. Painting en plein air is central to my practice but I am equally at home working from a model, still life or interior. I find beauty in the ordinary, mundane and intimate rather than the grand vista. Coastal locations, domestic interiors and gardens and allotments provide me with rich and endless subject material. My approach is one of simplicity and economy, striving to make every mark count in my earnest pursuance of capturing the poetry of a fleeting effect of light.”
Hello and welcome!
I'm delighted to announce that my brand new DVD 'Painting the light in oils' (APV films) is available to purchase now, either as an actual DVD or via digital streaming which is such a convenient way to view these days. Click on 'Painting DVDs' in the menu to find out more.
I hope you'll enjoy it!
New small paintings are available to collect now from trips I've been able to enjoy this year.
Click on 'Available paintings' to view the new works.
The lovely new 2022 calendar is here now, order a calendar!
My new book 'Plein air painting in oils' will be available early in 2022 and added to my website soon for preorders. The first 150 people to buy a painting from my website will be entered into a draw to win the original oil painting from the cover of the book!
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"To love a painting is to feel that this presence is... not an object but a voice." Andre Malraux
For information about purchasing a painting and to see what's currently available in the studio please see the Available paintings page. For links to the wonderful UK galleries who stock my work, workshop organisers and recommended materials and products take a look at the Galleries and Associates page here.