Oil on canvas on cardboard 40.5x30cm.
A commission of a friend's friend's dogs.
Sweetpeas with a buddleia spray in a yellow jug.
Oil on mdf panel 62 x 48cm.
Daffodils in an earth pot
Oil on board 40.5 x 30cm.
Oh amy, amy, amy
A tribute to the great and tragic amy winehouse (1983-2011). forever young.
Barn in a landscape with dancing figures
Oil on board 35.5 x 49.5 cm.
this painting suffered from the drying problems i encountered with my work over a long period of time. i think i have now discovered why i had these problems and so repainted this image - one of series of barns in landscape.
Almond tree in andalucia #2
Oil on canvas 46 x 61cm.
an almond grove in andalucia. the pale jade coloured complex foliage was a fascinating challenge.
Almond tree in andalucia #1
Oil on board 49 x 73cm.
the second painting of an almond grove in andalucia. the time of the day was different and the shadows slightly less vibrant.
Prehistoric 02, a memory of sheelagh
Oil on canvas 100 x 40cms.
Prehistoric 01, a spanish dreamer
Oil on panel 39 x 42.5cm.
Prehistoric #03, recent cavewoman
Oil on cardboard 87.5 x 55cm.
I found the skin tones particularly challenging on this portrait.
A landscape for malcolm
I was painting this landscape from an old sketchbook study when i heard of the death of my old friend and collaborator, malcolm ellis, whom i shall miss forever. it is not his sort of painting at all, being a fine and meticulous illustrator of birds.