Monthly Archives: February 2014

After the swim, Rotherslade

Oil on canvas board, 18 inches square. Once again, memories of last summer spent on the beaches of Gower. Advertisements

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Painting on the edge of incompetence

A phrase used by the American contemporary painter Alex Kanevsky, “painting on the edge of incompetence”, caught my eye. The idea is that if you’re working within your familiar bounds, you’re boring, not learning anything, and just producing widgets. If … Continue reading

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Mumbles sunrise

This is a small 8 inch square oil painting of a recent winter sunrise over Mumbles Head and its lighthouse. I think this is the first sunrise – or sunset – that I have ever painted, which is perhaps surprising … Continue reading

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Old trainers

I discovered this drawing today whist rummaging through an old portfolio – an experience akin to bumping into an old friend I hadn’t seen in years. I reckon I made it about 25 years ago when such trainers were even … Continue reading

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