Category Archives: Other

Optical Illusion

The hybrid picture above is a well known optical illusion. It is both a picture of Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe depending on how far away the viewer stands from the picture. You can try it yourself: if you get … Continue reading

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Exhibition Wadhurst

I will be showing a number of my paintings at the September Art Exhibition in Wadhurst from 8th to 17th September. Private view on 7th September from 6pm.  

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Berlin Exhibition

I have a number of landscapes on show at the Friendly Society in Berlin to 17 September.

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Open Studios

  Every year in June, artists across south east England open their doors to the public. It is a great opportunity to meet, talk to and see them at work. From 9th to 25th of June as part of the … Continue reading

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Recent Still Lifes

When we have no model in the studio my students and I paint still lifes. I tell them to bring objects they find beautiful, inspiring or just have happy memories for them. I paint or draw alongside my students so … Continue reading

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Artistic Influences

The greatest influence on my work has come from Charles Cecil whose school in Florence I attended. Charles would often talk about his teacher back in Boston (R.H. Ives Gammell) and how the sightsize method we were using did not … Continue reading

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Yvoire – Landscape at Different Times of the Day

Above are three landscapes I painted this summer on Lake Geneva. All are of a mediæval village called Yvoire painted at different times of the day from the same spot. The first (early morning) painting is front lit which entailed … Continue reading

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Berlin Exhibition

From 26 June to 28 August I will be having a joint exhibition of some of my portraits in Berlin at the Galerie Friendly Society. Ausstellung: Portraits und Köpfe – Portraits and Heads 26.Juni bis 28.August 2016   Am Sonntag, den … Continue reading

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Open Studio

Every year in June, artists across south east England open their doors to the public. It is a great opportunity to meet, talk to and see them at work. From 3th to 19th of June as part of the South East … Continue reading

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Models and Artists

A year or so ago I visited the Zorn Museum in Mora, Sweden, with another artist who pointed out that in the painting above Zorn had used the same model several times. Thereafter, I promised myself to take more care  when looking at … Continue reading

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