Remembering Paignton

Wanting to use up some of my canvas boards lying around I looked at the photos I took last year of my trip to Paignton in Devon. I remember what draws me to the coast and seascapes, the interface between the land and the sea, the rocks, sand water create interesting colour palettes to paint … Read more

Matisse and the Dance

I like this work for a number of reasons. Regarding its formal qualities, I like the emphasis on lines and colour. It is simple but complimentary red and green. I prefer this scheme to the more realistic one painted a year earlier. But its style is straightforward, with no unnecessary detail or device that distracts … Read more