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06 Oct 2020

October 2020

Many images spring from “Underland’, Robert Macfarlane’s latest fascinating book. This one was especially strong for me. He writes about the Sami people and their belief that, ‘the feet of the dead, who must walk upside down, touch the feet of the living who stand upright…’ Just had to visualise this.

22 Aug 2020


This was a fun picture to do. It’s an image for a set of stories about a tiger and a mouse.   Great to work on some illustration, and a welcome change from painting!

06 Aug 2020

August – portrait

Thought I’d left portraits behind and this is the first in a very long time! But I needed to do this portrait of a dear friend.   oil on canvas 75 x 40cm

01 Jul 2020

Personalized oil painting – June 2020

This is a unique, personalised oil painting and is a gift for 10-year-old child. So in this picture I celebrate his life by painting details relevant just to him.

16 May 2020

Mid May 2020

This huge blossom tree has been a focus for alot of joy in our local Topsham cemetery these last few weeks. This painting is a temporary (?) return to a former style!? Oil on canvas 60 x 50 cm

10 May 2020

May 2020

Maybe the last of the Dungeness paintings….time to move on! Oil and mixed media on canvas 60 x 40cm

29 Mar 2020

March 2020

‘CORVID – 19′  – yes there are 19 of ’em and a few ink blots that look like the virus…a response to a strange time of waiting and looking.

27 Feb 2020

February 2020

Dungeness 4’…still absorbed by this amazing part of the Kent coast!
Oil and mixed media, canvas, 60 x 50 cm