Tag: Acrylic

Dunlin Cloud

Autumn In the UK is a season for wading birds as much as falling leaves. Long hours in the field elicit a feel for the landscape and here is a small work on paper seeking something of the wheeling flocks of dunlin on the Dee estuary.


Swifts Feeding

By June most swifts will have arrived in Britain and will have started breeding. This picture invokes their familiar screaming call as they gather in flocks feeding, high in the air.


The Allerton Oak II

Six years on, The Allerton Oak is again the subject of a new painting, enabling me to take a fresh perspective on this most venerable of trees.


Tree of Life

A new painting from the studio. Far from being apocalyptic, this work is intended to bring some joy from its depiction of a barren mountain – imagined somewhere in Wales.


The Watcher

In the distance of this painting the distant brotherly hills of Frodsham and Helsby sit under a late autumn sky and if you listen carefully you might hear sounds of geese and other autumn passage migrants making their way along the Mersey Estuary. Someone in the reedbeds is waiting patiently, but is he watching, or……