"Don't look at a painting in terms of what it is of.
Look at it in terms of what it is offering".

Diary Entry 2009

About Me

Essentially I am a studio painter. Although I spend long stretches of time painting outside, it is not with any intention of representing subject matter presented by the landscape.

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Blog

With this blog I wish to share aspects of my own artistic practice as well as how I view art in general. I will be exploring how artists realise the transition from a personal to a universal voice and the importance of this as a tool for communication beyond the verbal.