About Paintings

I paint, therefore I blog. Thoughts and inspired ideas are discussed here. The reason I paint, the spiritual aspects of my work and how God speaks to me.

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    Rejoice

    There is fresh work emerging in the Kent studio. It is a time of rolling mist just now on the Island while the place tries to determine what season to be in. It rolls in low and sometimes the cloud…

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    The Invitation

    It has always been my intention to write about this work but recenty I was sent a recording of a radio interview in which I talk about this very painting. So here it is. “In conversation with Judith Ley, first…

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    The Mist had come in

    The mist had come in, touching, invading and chilling all in it’s path. Familiar things were all distorted and enlarged, it would be easy to walk into fear. But the sun was out too. Warming, penetrating, turning those fearful things into things…

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    Bleak

    It was bleak up there in the hills in the middle of winter but looking for inspiration I had deliberately gone out to be in the elements. Battling against the icy wind up on the high ground I saw a…

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    New Work

    'How wonderful would it be if God’s glory and Holiness got all over us to the extent that everywhere we went and everything we touched spread His glory about, and in turn brought glory back to Him?’

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    Above The Waves

    Along the coast nearby, there is a path which takes you from one bay to another, but in order to navigate a rocky outcrop, this section of path has been built as a walkway raised above the shore. We were…

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    The Puddle

    As a Christian artist my prayer is to see things as God sees them or to have my spiritual eyes open as it were. With this in mind I had it in my heart to paint a small rock pool.…

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    God’s Paint Pallet

    During my journey in the pursuit of painting light, I had at one point asked God what He would do if He only had paint to work with. I then invited the Holy Spirit to come and paint with me.This…

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    Colour is Spilling Out

    I find myself in a new season. I am seeing things differently and colour is spilling out of me. As I paint I build upon previous layers, previous marks. These marks sometimes hinder the progress of the pallet knife allowing…

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    Higher Places

    The word for the week for me is ‘intentional’ and this painting is just that. I deliberately chose to paint this hill for it’s challenging composition and also I might add for walking across, as many of us do. This…