Welcome    

      UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2018

 


 

Welcome to my web site,I hope you enjoy looking at my work.  I have just added a number of Pastel, Watercolour and a drawing that I hope you like.

  

                                                       Sunny Corner

 

 

    Withes Allotments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Covent Garden Station


 

Towards Shere

 

 

Willow Tree

 

 

 

 

                                                        Blue Shoes

 

 

                                        The Best Paella 

 

The acrylic ink and pastel painting below was completed at the Windsor Castle Plein Air Painting Competition on a very wet Saturday in July. However the day started bright and I was able to virtually complete before the rain set in for the day. I was delighted to be  awarded third prize 

 

Engine Court ,Windsor Castle 

 

 

 

 Poppies and Delphiniums

 

 

 

Storm Clouds over Ockley 

 



Robin Jacksons Workshop 


 

Newton Ferrers

 

 

 

 

 By the River Tivera

 

 

Early Morning Cookham Lock 

 

Reflections  from Tate

 

  

Street Scene Kowloon 

 

 

Brancaster Quay


                Jims Boat

 

 

                                                          

                                           The Common

 

 

Misty Morning
        




     My preferred medium used to be watercolour but more recently I have been painting mainly in pastels when working outside and mixed media for studio work. 

Borough Market

                                      


 

I have been painting for over 30 years and the majority of my work is either painted on site or worked up from sketches.I am a great believer in developing sound drawing skills as it is the basis for any painting activity.My work is a loose realistic with a wide range of subject matter.
 


I am an exhibiting member at Farnham Art Society as well as Guildford .During 2010 I was elected to become a member of Chelsea Art Society. I am also a member of The Wapping Group of Artists who are a small group of no more than 25 who meet weekly during the summer to paint at various locations along the Thames and in London.They hold an annual exhibition at The Mall Galleries each year. Nexted year it is from 24th February until Saturday 2nd March 2019


2010 was a very successful year for me with


1st Prize for a Watercolour painting at Chelsea Art Society.
Highly Commended at Farnham Art Society.
Exhibited at The Royal Society of Marine Artists at The Mall Galleries.
Exhibited at Bankside Gallery,London in a new exhibition " Guardian,London Lives "
Work regularly exhibited at Lincoln Joyce at Great Bookham.

2011 was another good year for me

I was fortunate to have a number of paintings selected for major exhibitions in 2011.
Two paintings were selected for The Royal Society of Marine Artists RSMA
One painting was selected for Royal Institute of Oil Painters ROI, both at The  Mall Galleries.I also had a painting selected for London Lives exhibition at The Bankside Gallery.
In November I was awarded  The Aquarius Open Award for my painting Oh to be Young Again at Guildford Art Societies Annual Exhibition


2013. I was successful in having a painting selected in The Royal Institute for Painters in Watercolour ( RI ) and also one in The Pastel Society.

2014
 A very successful year for paintings selected into open exhibitions at The Mall Galleries.  One painting  was selected for RI ( Royal Institute for Painters in Watercolour ) and two paintings selected in both The Pastel Society and RSMA ( Royal Society of Marine Artists) 

2015

Whilst getting 3 paintings into the second round of The Pastel Society Exhibition ,all 3 where subsequently rejected.

2016

Again I got 3 paintings into the second round of The Pastel Society Exhibition,but this time around 1 was accepted. 

 2017

One picture in the RSMA and 3 paintings into second round of Pastel Society



Classes, Demonstrations and Workshops


I undertake demonstrations and workshops for Art Societies in Surrey ,Hampshire, West Sussex, South London and Berkshire. 

 
















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