Shop at lighthouse Wolverhampton

Here is the shop that I manage at lighthouse Wolverhampton which is a cafe bar and cinema with a great exhibition space which holds different exhibitions each month. There is a great selection of artists and makers who have there work on show.

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Camden, London

Have been away for the weekend in Camden, London. I also visited Brick Lane and Whitechapel. Here is some of the artwork I found there.

New paintings. Exciting times

I’m making a series of new paintings. I love to build the backgrounds up. They usually have about 40 layers of oil to add depth. I use the fat over lean method. Which is adding more oil to each layer so that you can add more layers without taking the under layer off. These are only in the initial stages so ignore the ghastly doily shapes they will be disappearing under layers and barely visible. I have also added glitter to the paint which I don’t like the look of, but we have to experiment right?

Workspace and ideas

Here is my indoor workspace. I have been getting together a sketch board over the past week and have got some great ideas for new work. I am not quite sure how I am going to get the results I want so I will have to experiment. I will be incorporating black holes and birds into five of the paintings. The sixth painting will have a Victorian London edge to it. Cannot wait to start later on this week.

Inspiration is everywhere

I am doing a series of five paintings the idea will hopefully become clearer as I don’t want to give the viewer any information I want them to make their own idea. Anyway I got inspired by this image from line of duty which I have watched the whole 3 seasons in one go.

Aren’t these images beautiful? I love them