Last week I went on a wonderful trip to Cornwall to gather some inspiration for some new paintings. I went to Watergate Bay to start with on a blustery day with bright sunshine and took some great photos of the … Read More
The annual returns for another year at 5 Fleet Walk, Torquay TQ1 1BX from 6th July to end August 2021 The Summer Open Exhibition is probably Artizan Gallery’s most anticipated calendar offer. With a record number of submissions this year … Read More
Spring is finally here and with it comes a new energy. Fuelled by the return of the wonderful weather here in Teignmouth and the burgeoning growth all around me. Today I sat on Shaldon beach and had breakfast with my … Read More
A seascape can be a view of the sea or a picture or painting representing a scene at sea. Here are my tips on how to paint one more easily. Is a seascape a landscape? What is difference between a … Read More
“Turquoise Wave II” is inspired by the Jurassic coastline of Devon. It shows a large wave cresting, lit by the sun turning the waves turquoise and emerald green. The time of day is key here. It is midday, the strong sunlight is reflecting off the sea turning it white. The highlights become a mixture of emeralds and blues contrasting with the deep blue of the sea.
Commissioning art is a unique and great way of purchasing and personalising art. The process allows you to become fully engaged with the design and development of a bespoke piece of artwork.
I have recently been selected to become an ambassador artist for the English Riviera UNESCO global geopark. Alongside 10 other artist of different disciplines. The Aims of a Geopark Ambassador Artist is… Promote, support, facilitate, encourage and enable local organisations, … Read More
7 Reasons:- An original piece of art allows the viewer to feel the time, effort, and skill that went into its creation. With a local piece of art the opportunity to meet the artist in person is much more likely. … Read More
As a community, it is important to support local artists because, without support, the art they make would stop and the impact it could have made would disappear. If you support an artist near you, you are in turn supporting … Read More