Writing

I find it incredibly hard to write about my work. Partly this is due to the fact that if I found it easier to express myself in words – as opposed to images – then I would be a writer

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Writing

I find it incredibly hard to write about my work. Partly this is due to the fact that if I found it easier to express myself in words – as opposed to images – then I would be a writer

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Line, Light and Shade.

With these sketches, I am trying to find a way to emphasise the linear qualities of the scene, while at the same time indicating the main areas of light and shade:

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Line, Light and Shade.

With these sketches, I am trying to find a way to emphasise the linear qualities of the scene, while at the same time indicating the main areas of light and shade:

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Painting of Paphos Harbour

Here’s an update on the painting I was working on: I’m going to put work on this piece on hold for a while – I have several decisions to make about it; whether to mute the colours a little, add

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Painting of Paphos Harbour

Here’s an update on the painting I was working on: I’m going to put work on this piece on hold for a while – I have several decisions to make about it; whether to mute the colours a little, add

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Paphos Harbour

I draw this view of the Paphos seafront a lot; it is a perfectly composed view and hopefully one day I will capture exactly whatever it is that makes it so beautiful:

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Paphos Harbour

I draw this view of the Paphos seafront a lot; it is a perfectly composed view and hopefully one day I will capture exactly whatever it is that makes it so beautiful:

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Beach Hut

I drew this beach hut a few weeks ago. It’s interesting to try working on more simplistic drawings after the very complex commissions I’ve been absorbed in lately:

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Beach Hut

I drew this beach hut a few weeks ago. It’s interesting to try working on more simplistic drawings after the very complex commissions I’ve been absorbed in lately:

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Paphos Harbour

So, after drawing some boats on Friday, I decided to start a new painting. Here’s the first three stages of it: I’m working with acrylic paint on MDF which is my favourite surface for acrylics. The finished paintings are irritatingly

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Paphos Harbour

So, after drawing some boats on Friday, I decided to start a new painting. Here’s the first three stages of it: I’m working with acrylic paint on MDF which is my favourite surface for acrylics. The finished paintings are irritatingly

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Boats on Paphos Harbour

It’s been a while since I sketched the boats on the harbour and I had forgotten how lovely it is there. I’ve been experimenting with colours a little and aiming to capture some of the beautiful light and gentle motion

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Boats on Paphos Harbour

It’s been a while since I sketched the boats on the harbour and I had forgotten how lovely it is there. I’ve been experimenting with colours a little and aiming to capture some of the beautiful light and gentle motion

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The Hillside

This is the view from the balcony at the back of our flat. This balcony overlooks Paphos and the view is spectacular and mostly uninterrupted. However, I got very distracted by the electricity cables and water tanks when I was

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The Hillside

This is the view from the balcony at the back of our flat. This balcony overlooks Paphos and the view is spectacular and mostly uninterrupted. However, I got very distracted by the electricity cables and water tanks when I was

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Shadows

Another sketchbook page. With these drawings, I was attempting to find a good way of showing the shadows and contrasting the shady areas with the light areas:

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Shadows

Another sketchbook page. With these drawings, I was attempting to find a good way of showing the shadows and contrasting the shady areas with the light areas:

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Palm Trees and Light

Here’s a sketchbook page from the weekend. The light in Cyprus is amazing and I was trying to capture this a little with some coloured pencils:

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Palm Trees and Light

Here’s a sketchbook page from the weekend. The light in Cyprus is amazing and I was trying to capture this a little with some coloured pencils:

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Sunrise

Something I drew last summer:

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Sunrise

Something I drew last summer:

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