River Tyne Sunset
My Summer Exhibition is now open at my Studio & Gallery in Ponteland. The subjects include local scenes from the North East including the one above of a River Tyne Sunset. It was inspired from reference I took back in 1985.
The view has now changed. However, it does capture a bygone era of the industry that was once common place on the banks of the River Tyne. I recall seeing on BBC’s Look North recently that Sting is currently writing a musical about the ship building industry that once graced the Tyne. The original painting which forms part of my Summer Exhibition is also available as a limited edition print.
Other watercolours include paintings of Italy. Venice has always been a favourite of mine. There is also one of Ponte Vecchio in Florence where we will be returning in September for a painting project. This original painting is also available as a limited edition print.
There are also paintings of countries around the Middle East which I have been working in over the last few years like Oman, Dubai and Kuwait. One can see some of the sketchbook studies painted on location which I have used to produce these original watercolours.
The Summer Exhibition is at my Studio and Gallery which is usually open Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30am to 5:00pm. It’s best to telephone 01661 871 800 just to confirm we are open.