Late fee

I thought I’d return to Oxford for a little bit of architectural paint time and found a photo I’d taken of the entrance to the Bodleian Library. The painting went well for a change, no issues along the way, that is until I started darkening the outside of the painting – the airbrush clogged, then splurted, then worked well but only for a few seconds…. So, it was either throw the painting into the bin or use photoshop to save it 😉

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Looking Down

I thought I’d paint another landscape as it’s been a while since I’ve worked on one, so I decided on the view looking down over Buttermere and Crummock. The intention when I started was to block a few areas in with acrylic to get the feel of the piece then finish it in oils, in the end I used acrylics for the entire painting as it was ‘working’ at the time. As with the majority of paintings I’ve completed for the last few years has soon as I signed it…

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The Arabian Knight

I should start by saying I’ve been under the weather since the weekend, coughing fits, breathless, dizzy… great fun really 😉 anyway I couldn’t settle sitting doing nothing at all but wasn’t fit to do any real work :-/ so I decided to finish of my Arabian Knight painting – it obviously took me two hours to paint one rock as I either had to stop and cough up a lung or wait while my nose stopped running. Anyway, here’s the Arabian Knight – Mainly gouache on watercolour board with…

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