The Surface Of Things

At the beginning of March 2020, when I first started work on my new collection ‘The Surface of Things’, the questions I was asking in my paintings at that time were personal and challenging. As time passed and we all flowed in and out of restrictions as the pandemic became apparent, one key theme in my work starting showing up. The horizon. … Continue reading


‘Ancient Light’ is a painting of many layers. The experiments I’ve taken to find this composition reveal lines, shapes and brush strokes partially exposed through the plaster. These experiments, or risks, not only influenced the journey taken to create this piece, they will influence the next work I produce as my processes evolve and the story of this collection grows.

There was a strong sense of being led by my intuition when I created this piece.

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New into the gallery this week is my latest painting ‘Native Light’, featured below right. This painting was inspired by the small, white lighthouse perched on the end of the pier, down here on the South East coast in Kent.

Continuing with the dark green cooling water, this painting is a night time scene. The bright, pulsating light of the lighthouse intermittently flashing light across the water is fleeting.

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I published my latest painting on to my online gallery last week. This painting has taken me months to complete and it’s been quite a journey! A journey that has taken lots of twists and turns. The title of this piece is ‘New Light’ and it’s another journey into ‘self’.  New Light is really a continuation from my last painting High Tide In New … Continue reading