We have moved from London to Pilton

After 23 years in London we have finally decided to move out to the country. We are now living in the Somerset village of Pilton, the home of the Glastonbury festival. They tell me we have free tickets for life. Now that’s not bad.

 


It’s a fine location for a painter as it’s only two hours from London, less than two hours from The Exmoor National Park and the Jurassic coast. And just 40 minutes from Bath with plenty more in between.



Hackney was a great place to live in but my studio never had this view.

 

I painted a pork pie

During the Christmas break I made a vast Pork Pie and filled it with six eggs and half a pint of pork stock jelly. Once completed I sliced out a great hunk and painted the remainder. Looking at the final piece it has ‘Country Farm house’ written all over it.   The truth could not [...]

Yearly Roundup 2011

I have written a quick round up of this year.   Some of the articles link to blogs in the site if you wish to see more detail. Framed paintings for sale 2011(7.5 mg pdf) Mounted Paintings for sale 201 (2.5mg pdf) Exhibitions I have been involved in a few exhibitions and was lucky enough tofeature [...]

I sold my watercolour painting at The Bath Prize

I am very pleased to hear this very dull Monday morning that my painting I entered in The Bath Prize had sold at the auction on Friday. A tricky competition to do as they choose where you paint. It is of ‘North Parade Bridge’ which would not have been my first choice by a long [...]