Two small sunrise studies recently finished. This is the latest in a series of outdoor paintings of the sunrise viewed from Tayport as the sun’s position during sunrise still keeps moving northwards. As I write this in early June, though – it should stop its northern movement soon and start drifting southwards again. Then I […]
This painting is the first outdoor work I’ve done since being being fairly ill with cancer and immobile for a while. I must admit painting outside again felt great. Painting Dawn from Tayport was done as an experiment from the passenger seat of my own car. I’d long thought this might be possible and it is.
Both are studies of the sunset but radically different ones. The phrase “no two are ever alike” could have been made for skies and when you paint the sky as a subject you really don’t have any idea what you’re going to see when you go […]
More drawings from All The Young Nudes life drawing club in Dundee on Tuesday
So your phone has a camera? Well, my palette has an eye.
At last! …an alibi…..”It wasn’t me – it was my grey matter…!”
Broughty Ferry lifeboat and the inshore rib tonight.
One storm system after another since Christmas with only and occasional calm clear day in between.
That’s 6 continuous weeks of it now.
“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river.
We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in. ” — Desmond Tutu