Attic studio, overlooking the Atlantic in the Western Isles of Scotland. Final tinkerings, cottage, garden, boat; put to one side.
Painting now . . . .
Work in progress, looking towards Mull. A recent ferry journey to the island helps understand light and atmosphere. The island is surprisingly big. Wild moorland, beautiful shores, soaring hills.
I work on several pieces, it helps keep freshness in the piece.
The Blue Boat. Fishing in the Western Isles, Scotland.
Looking west at sunset.
The visual cues are at their strongest on the shore. Eye, mind, hand is the way I work. For the most part in acrylics on stretched canvas, not exclusively. I am working on physically incorporating shapes and textures durectly from the environment just now.