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Foxes Skull

  I painted this a few months ago now.  Its a great little fox skull given to me by an old friend.  I have painted it a few times – skulls may not be  everyone’s cup of tea, but I have always found them great subjects.  A skull is a great symbol of both time and impermanence – both of …

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Moon over the orwell

Oil on Board 8″x 12″   If you visit Pin Mill and go past the Butt and Oyster pub you get into some woods that sit beside the river.  Its quite hilly and also quite dark.  This where I was earlier in the summer and when I emerged from the woods at the other end, I saw this view with …

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Painting of the week #1

Casper David Fredrich was one of the first painters that really inspired me, his paintings are both beautiful but often tinged with melancholy and sadness.  This one though feels optimistic and serene.