Category Archives: Works in progress

Sunflowers series

Photo research out in the fields today. I thinking adding some other foliage and flowers would make a more interesting composition. Continue reading

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Sunflower series – Reference material

Took plenty of photos already but had to go and look at the way the petals form again today, before I start painting again. Continue reading

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Beginnings of a Sunflower Series

After some research quite literally ‘in the field,’ I’ve begun some sketch paintings for a sunflower series, to complement the poppy series and potentially to be used as a series for a greetings card publisher. Continue reading

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Can’t fit the whole painting into a photo. It’s 2 metres wide.

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Painting in progress. Before I paint in the buildings on the cliff top.

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Saltdean coastline – seascape commission almost finished

The 2 metre wide seascape I’m painting in oils is almost there. Just waiting on the sky to dry to give it another layer then I can paint in the starlings. Should be finished by the weekend.    

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Sussex Coastline Commissioned Painting in Progress

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Pebble Heads painting in progress for The Willow Foundation

New Pebble Heads painting underway that I’m donating to a charity auction called ‘Stars on Canvas’ in aid of The Willow Foundation. This is a rough sketch painting, should’ve done it straight on to the canvas as I like it’s … Continue reading

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The true scale of the painting

The painting is nearly the width of my studio. The painterly ‘sun’ is setting and has given me joy in my heart, its good to be back. Goodbye computer, hello paint!

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Seascape commission – preliminary paintings

I think top left is the most pleasing composition, with a low horizon there’s that sense of space and distance. These are to scale but the actual painting is 200 x 130cm, that’s a lot of sky! Plenty of room … Continue reading

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