Blog 3 Columns With Frame

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Bearing Fruits

I know, I know, my fortnightly blog is a week late. As restrictions ease my social diary becomes busier. A long awaited reunion with my father and step-mum was first...

RESULT AND A TASTE OF FREEDOM

Whilst the government, in particular Mr Shapps, dithers over the quarantine rule I turn my attention to Sally. It didn’t take too much time in the end and finally last...

REFLECTION

The numbers are down, the economy is in free-fall and Sally’s portrait refuses to be moved on; I mean there’s nothing new to be learnt. I’ve painted hands, faces, dogs...

SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED

What a couple of weeks it’s been. The heatwave has continued, the sun has shone, the conservatory has become unbearable to work in and now that Kimberley’s portrait has been...

THE (COVID) WAR EFFORT

Last night I finished “Kimberley”. She is a Radiographer who works for the NHS in Stafford. The first to respond to my green post offering a free portrait for NHS...

BLUES AND TWOS

Barely a day after I had posted my last blog and something exciting happens. I’m watching the 6 o’clock news and there is a feature about an artist called Tom...

HELLO SALLY

At last I can return to Sally’s painting. I’ve decided to work from a new photograph taken at hers in those heady days when freedom as we knew it, nay...

AN (ESSENTIAL) AFTERNOON TRIP OUT

After much deliberation, naval gazing and mobile communication it is mutually decided that I will go to London to drop off the painting to my client. He doesn’t live too...
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