I’ve got a backlog……

I’ve got a backlog……

A backlog of pub chalkboards. Damn! Sounds a little ungrateful doesn’t it.  The trouble is yesterday the sun moved north of the Equator – Spring has sprung – and I want to be starting on a new dawn oil painting – you know, all fresh, clean,...
Full-up!

Full-up!

“Stacking – Bracklesham” 50 x 50 cm Acrylic on canvas One afternoon the week before last I was painting in my studio when I put down my brushes, went into the house, and said to Ruth “You know, sometimes I get so full-up I could burst!”...
That’s a little more like it!

That’s a little more like it!

It’s a good blog this – well, I like it:-) Give it a read – 2 minutes tops. Those of you who read my last blog may recall my mentioning ‘Billy’s on the Beach’, a great little restaurant down in Bracklesham. Billy’s have had a...
Wave Study 6

Wave Study 6

Wave Study? Look’s like another woodland scene to me! Y’know, it’s good to be painting again! It may surprise you to learn that except for pub chalkboards (of which there have been many – see here) I’ve not touched a paintbrush since...
If you go down to the woods today….

If you go down to the woods today….

…you’re sure of a big surprise. Bloody artist is down here again! Second in the Woodland Path Series, and once again painted in acrylic with just the three tools – a 3″ brush, a No4 Signwriting brush, and a sponge. This one, of course, is...
Holt Down Woodland

Holt Down Woodland

Makes a change from waves don’t you think? A few years ago, back when I thought there was any point to posting in Facebook, and even, on occasion, ‘putting a jockey on it’ as my pal Martin would say (a ‘cant’ expression – it means...