#40 ‘Emsworth Harbour’ 4×9.5″

#40 ‘Emsworth Harbour’ 4×9.5″

I stood on the mud flats as close to the water as I dared. I checked the tide times and  knew I had a good 2 hour window before the water would be lapping at my ankles. It was bitterly cold again but I was dressed for it with ski trousers and thermals, hand...
#39 ‘Three Little Jugs’ 6×6″

#39 ‘Three Little Jugs’ 6×6″

I found these jugs in a charity shop yesterday. A great find as they were all small and complemented each other in their blues and creams, I like the varied shapes as well. I kept the colour palette limited to give it harmony. I also painted a ground colour using...
#38 ‘Old Copper Teapot’ 8×8″

#38 ‘Old Copper Teapot’ 8×8″

A tough subject, I usually don’t have trouble mixing a colour, in this painting I mixed lots of options as there are many colours that make up this old teapot.The oxidation on the base of the pot gave me the the colour idea for the background. The shape of...
#37 ‘Orange Studies’ 4×4″

#37 ‘Orange Studies’ 4×4″

I started the top one on a natural coloured board but decided I would do two studies at the same time to experiment with background colours, composition and to compare with a white ground and a coloured ground (see pic below)I was aiming for the orange to be luminous...