I travelled to Kuwait in the January to do some sketchbook studies around the city and found myself fascinated by the old Mubarakiyya Souk.
I did two quite different scenes, one of the Grand Mosque in Oman, the other of some Arabian Dhows at low tide in Sur, Oman.
I’m currently working on a number of portraits for various clients in oil paints and I thought it may be helpful to see the process developing over the sittings, each one over a period of three hours.
God’s Son had taken the punishment that I deserved on the cross 2000 years ago.
This painting of Via di Spirito Santo includes many of the elements that are characteristic of Florence.
you will see the sketchbook depicting my watercolour study of Via di Spirito Santo
I recently heard from one of my clients that a North East artist has been spreading false rumours that I never paint on location. Here is a blog post to put that nonsense to rest.
I do enjoy painting “plein air” and the fun I have capturing the natural elements of sky, sea and land. Longsands Beach, Tynemouth provides great subject matter to paint on the spot.
So convincing was Paul’s witness of Jesus Christ that even Agrippa said to Paul “You almost persuade me to become Christian”.