Grainger Street

Paintings of Newcastle The popularity of my limited edition prints is partially down to the fact that I usually include figures in the paintings. This helps to bring the painting to life. Over the years I spent considerable time observing people going about their daily business in cities. ¬†Some of my favourite cities are¬†Newcastle upon … Read more

St Mark’s Square, Afternoon Sunlight

Venice St Mark’s Square in Venice holds very special memories for my wife and . It was in the Basilica that Susan gave her life to God over 25 years ago. She had a dramatic conversion to Christianity. It transformed her life from one of hopelessness and despair to one of peace, joy and faith … Read more

Invest in Art

Alan Reed Rarely does a week go past without one of my customers commenting about the value of their paintings. Often they joke about their “Alan Reed” original being worth a fortune once I’m dead! Joking aside, it does raise the question, should one invest in art, and if so, whose art should one buy? … Read more

Painting in Norfolk

Painting in Norfolk

Burnham Overy Staithe One of the greatest thrills as an artist is to have a painting trip where one can paint a variety of subjects on location. My last two trips to Norfolk have been just that. When Painting in Norfolk the subjects range from the estuary at Burnham Overy Staithe to the lavender fields … Read more