In my professional life as a landscape architect, my work involved shaping and influencing the natural and man-made landscapes in which we live, work and enjoy our leisure time. In my private life, I have always had a passion for interpreting the landscape through painting. Since I recently stopped working as a landscape architect, I am enjoying having the time and headspace to produce new material inspired by the endlessly varied landscapes of West Dorset, my new home.
I love to walk and to go birdwatching, which takes me into many different types of landscape, both inland and coastal, and I never do either without my camera. Each work starts with a series of images captured while I'm out in the open air, which I then interpret in oil paint on canvas.
There are 3 gallery sections on the site. The first is images of recent commissions. The second shows images from my current project, ‘A Year on Hardown Hill’. This is one of my favourite haunts and lies between Bridport and Lyme Regis, just inland from Golden Cap. It includes a stunning area of rare lowland heath and has far-reaching views across Lyme Bay to the south and extending as far as Somerset to the north.
The third is a selection of paintings that were exhibited at my first solo exhibition in Oxford, 'Reflections on Landscape', drawn from paintings completed over the last four decades. These represent my personal response to the wide variety of landscapes that have inspired me over the years.
I am continuing to work on the Hardown Hill series and undertaking commissions. I am delighted to have the June image from this series (Nightjar) featured in local writer Sara Hudston's contribution to The Landlines Project Nightjar Nights event. I will be exhibiting in the Lyme Bay Arts Natural Forms exhibition at The Gallery, Symondsbury from August 13th-31st.
Please do contact me through this site if you would like to discuss a commission, or to buy one of the original works or limited edition prints shown in the gallery section. Alternatively please phone my partner Rachel on 07971 225873. Rachel will also be happy to arrange viewings. I will post details of future exhibitions here in due course.
The paintings shown in the gallery are for sale as a mixture of framed and unframed originals. The details of size, price and whether framed or unframed can be seen when you click on each image. They vary from £750 for the largest works (up to h92cm x w122cm) to £300 for the smallest pieces (h46cm x w61cm). Postage and packing to be agreed if you cannot collect.
I am now undertaking commissions. If you would like to discuss this with me please contact me through the website contact form, or by phoning Rachel on 07971 225873.
Most of the work featured in the Reflections on Landscape gallery is available as limited edition, signed, unframed prints. The largest works are available as A1 prints (approx. 59 x 81 cm) at a cost of £100. The smaller works as A2 prints (approx. 42 x 59 cm) for £60 each. Details can be found by clicking on each image.
Postage and packing in the UK will be charged at £10 per print. Please contact me if you require postage outside the UK.
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org , call my partner, Rachel, on 07971 225873 or get in touch through the contact section below.