Category Archives: Painting

A Portrait of Charlie

This portrait of Charlie began last summer following his retirement as Head of Putney School of Art & Design. The painting continued through to the autumn, having eight sittings in total. Last year I set out to paint a few … Continue reading

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Portrait Auction

Earlier in the year I offered a small number of portrait sittings to raise money for the British Red Cross following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. This is the resulting portrait that I painted during the early part of September following … Continue reading

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A Portrait in Progress – Alan

Two sittings in… oil on linen 40 x 50cm

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A Portrait of the Artist

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A Portrait of Adrian

‘Adrian’ 2017 oil on linen 24 x 34 inches

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Playing in the Gallery: A Weekend of Drawing & Music

I was thrilled when earlier in the year I was asked by the Royal Academy to teach a course on drawing musicians in it’s beautiful historic life room. Drawing and painting musicians in rehearsal has been a subject which has … Continue reading

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Richard in the Studio

‘Richard in the Studio’ 2016 oil on linen 60 x 66cm

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The Quartet – A work in progress

  For a number of months now I have been working on a large-scale painting of a string quartet, piecing together information collected during rehearsal in the form of drawings and oil studies of both the individual players and of … Continue reading

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‘Naomi’

‘Naomi’ 2016 oil on linen 71 x 71cm

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LandSCOPES at Tregony Gallery

I have a number of still life paintings in the new exhibition LandSCOPES at Tregony Gallery which opened this week, including the small still life Vanitas below. The exhibition  continues until 29th October 2016. I hope that you will have … Continue reading

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