DELETING IMAGES

I am trying to re-use as many panels and canvases as I can, so a lot of paintings that I might have posted here have bitten the dust....

Gaia 1

GAIA 1

Acrylic, oil and pastel on canvas 24" x 24"

 
 
 
Northern Jesus

NORTHERN JESUS

Oil on canvas 30" x 30"

The Son, the Daughter and the Buddha

THE SON, THE DAUGHTER AND THE BUDDHA

Oil on canvas 36" x 36" Back to brushes and working with the canvas propped up on the easel. It's easier to stand back and immediately...

 
 
 
Room 102

ROOM 102

Oil on canvas 36" x 36"

The Choirmaster

THE CHOIRMASTER

Oil on canvas 28" x 21" The figures appear. I don't particularly want them but they want me - to speak for them maybe. Go on - you...

 
 
 
Landscape 101

LANDSCAPE 101

Oil on canvas 35" x 29" I don't know if this is a "keeper" but I think it might be. It has more energy in the flesh than it does in...

Tuber

TUBER

Oil on canvas 24" x 24"

 
 
 
Earth bowl

EARTH BOWL

Oil on canvas 24" x 20" This is a painting I did months ago. I developed it today in line with working towards perhaps a more disturbed...

The nature of things

THE NATURE OF THINGS

Oil and charcoal on canvas 36" x 28"

 
 
 
Shifting Landscape

SHIFTING LANDSCAPE

Oil on board 26" x 18"

Kettle

KETTLE

Oil on canvas 18" x 24"

 
 
 
Chair

CHAIR

Oil on canvas 24" x 24" Moving towards what one wants to paint more than anything, which is ultimately what we need to be doing (Robert...

Exorcism

EXORCISM

Oil on canvas 28" x 20" I didn't plan for this painting to turn out like this but it just did. I intended to do a 'decent' abstract...

 
 
 
Circus days

CIRCUS DAYS

Oil on board 32" x 24" Sometimes when I look at other people's work I can tell someone has taught them how to use paint. They have...

There's a certain slant of light, Winter afternoons

THERE'S A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT, WINTER AFTERNOONS

Oil on paper 16" x 12" I make no claims for the title - it is Emily Dickinson, one of my favourite American poets. She was more or...

 
 
 
Front room stamford street

FRONT ROOM STAMFORD STREET

Oil on canvas 24" x 24" Love drawing with the paint tubes, just an occasional smudging with fingers.

Back room of memories

BACK ROOM OF MEMORIES

Oil on canvas 24" x 24"

 
 
 
Night kitchen

NIGHT KITCHEN

Oil on canvas 24" x 24"

Ghosts in a red landscape

GHOSTS IN A RED LANDSCAPE

Oil on canvas 24" x 24" There are two artists who I believe are masters of colour. One is Mark Rothko, especially in his darker colour...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Tree Line Vista with Process Shots!

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