The Saltaire Studio

Workshop news

Workshop news

I have been exhibiting with the Biscuit Factory since 2008 now when I first exhibited my Cuban collection as part of their Vamos exhibition so I am really pleased to be offering a small number of workshops with them.

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Letterbox

Letterbox

Having gone through a period of painting square paintings I have moved back to the landscape format.

I happened to fold a piece of Arches paper by the long length and have found this letterbox shape much more pleasing for the ideas I am currently working on. 

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Gold....!

Gold....!

I am always looking for bold splashes of colour to help make a painting pop. I can do this by either using bold colours as base layers, adding splashes of paint as a highlight, and also by adding powdered pigments. 

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Awakening

Awakening

This was an interesting painting to create as I was tussling with the composition throughout its creation whilst also trying to experiment with techniques at the same time. Always a challenge!

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All at Sea

All at Sea

All at sea is basically about how I was feeling when painting this image. I couldn't quite get my palette right, and I was putting things down on the paper which didn't make sense. 

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Saltaire Arts Trail Sneak Peek

Saltaire Arts Trail Sneak Peek

Here is a sneaky peek of some of my new work which will be on show for the first time at the Saltaire Arts Trail. This is only a sample of the work so do make sure you get along to the Arts trail to see the full collection.

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