Street Art

For some reason chimpanzees appear to be made for street art. Chimpbanksee? A couple of new pictures in the Recent Paintings gallery.

A bit of fun

This lockdown has probably driven us all a bit crazy. So I thought trying something more like street art, but in watercolour, would be fun. Check out Han Solo in my gallery … it won’t be there for long as, all being well, it will pass into history and we can forget it ever happened.

A new thing …

Watercolour painting can be incredibly satisfying and it’s a pleasure to see the image develop so quickly with so few brush strokes. But whoever said that watercolour portraiture was satisfying must be mad or have spent a very long time getting to that point (or possibly both). But it’s a thing and eventually every watercolourist…


I’ve added a few pages from my sketchbook … drawings for fun and practice. Many have said something along these lines but this may be the best version “Do not fail, as you go on, to draw something every day, for no matter how little it is, it will be well worth while, and it…

Next Exhibition

I’m guessing that the Banstead Arts Festival will be delayed and the Banstead Village Day will not take place. That’s where we normally have pop-up exhibitions. But I really do hope that the Banstead Art Group annual exhibition and sale will go ahead 29th – 31st October at the Banstead Community Hall.

Hi … I’m on line

This is my brand new website. I wanted to share my paintings and in the process learn how to use WordPress. I’m getting there but let me know what you think and how I can make it better. This is Day 6 of the UK social isolation due to the virus. It’s given me the…

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