Monthly Archives: September 2011

500 Portraits BP Portrait Award

I am very pleased that my portrait ‘Contemplation’ which was part of the 2006 BP Portrait Award exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London is included in this NPG publication 500 Portraits. This new book celebrates the past 21 years … Continue reading

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On reflection

Until quite recently self-portraits were something I started, then promptly abandoned, to be hidden at the bottom of a stack of canvases in the studio never to see the light of day again. It was during the writing of the … Continue reading

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The idea for a blog began to grow following the completion of my book Painting Still Life in Oils and after writing a couple of articles for The Artist during the early part of the summer. After many years of … Continue reading

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