Tyne Bridge Painting

In 2017 I received a commission to do a very large oil painting of the Angel of the North which you can read about in an earlier blog post. The Angel’s wings were coated with 22 carat gold leaf. My client loves his painting of the Gateshead Angel. Once I’d hung it for him we discussed … Read more

20th Birthday for the Angel

Anthony Gormley The 17th February 2018 marks the 20th Birthday for the Angel. Created by Anthony Gormley, the “Gateshead Angel” or “The Angel of the North” has become an icon for the North East. It’s often featured on television when a reference for the region is needed. Opinions are divided about the Angel. I’m in … Read more

Painting of the Angel

Painting of the Angel

  In a previous blog post I described a recent painting commission. I was asked to do an oil Painting of the Angel of the North. As part of the project I decided to do a smaller study to try out some ideas with colours and cloud shapes. This new Painting of the Angel can now … Read more

Painting of the Angel

Painting of Angel

  Earlier this year I received a request to do an oil Painting of the Angel of the North. Although I have painted several paintings of the Angel since it was first erected in April 1998 the client had very specific ideas about the size, colours and view point which were completely different from my … Read more

Angel of the North Painting

Angel of the North Painting. Most folk have strong opinions about the Angel of the North. They either love it or hate it. Personally, I like it. It’s always a reminder that I’m not too far from home if I’ve been travelling from the South. One of my favourite paintings of the Angel of the North … Read more

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