Category Archives: art

Still Life Series – Chess Game

This still life painting shows chess figures at the end of the game. A clock in the background makes you think about how long it might have taken to play the game. A curtain adds further interest and perhaps underlines … Continue reading

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Landscape after by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

Here is another painting created in preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. It is based on a work by the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek. Learing how to paint impressive beech trees and the depth … Continue reading

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Quintin Davies – Featured Artist

Quintin Davies was born in Colchester, Essex, and has spent much of his early life around the Dedham Vale ‘Constable Country’. Having been discouraged from pursuing a career in art he studied Geology at Leicester University, a Masters in sedimentology … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Chocolates

Here is another still life painting to add to my series. It is 13x18cm in acrylics on cardboard. It shows a pile of chocolates in front of a chocolate coloured background. There are many off the shelf frames to choose … Continue reading

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NAROMA Art Club visits Museum

Our NAROMA Art Club went to visit a museum last weekend to take a look at a collection of Dutch landscape paintings. I had visited this museum last year and now managed to persuade our members to come and take … Continue reading

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New Landscape inspired by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

In preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves I have interpreted another painting of the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek . In order to move the scene from the 19th century to modern times I have … Continue reading

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Exhibition at Feldmann Trust 2018

For 30 years the Feldmann Trust in Mulheim, Germany have contributed to the social and cultural development of the town. This achievement is being commemorated with an exhibition of paintings and photographs of notable sites in the area. One of … Continue reading

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Palm Art Award Nominee 2018

I am happy to say that I have been nominated for the 2018 Palm Art Award. For the past 15 years the award has gone to artists from all over the world. It is granted to artists of all visual … Continue reading

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New Exhibition at a Castle in May

I have just signed up for a show at a castle. In May I will be attending a group exhibition at Opherdicke House in Germany. It is situated close to Holzwickede which is the twin town of Weymouth in England. … Continue reading

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Hamish Blakely – An Artist I Admire

A few years ago I came across the wonderful work of Hamish Blakely whose paintings were on display at the Castle Gallery in Exeter. The gallery had to move to new premises after a fire at a nearby hotel in 2016. … Continue reading

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