One of my first pointillism works. This took nearly 4 months to finish. It shows the Royal Liver building on the , The Cunard building in the centre and the old Mersey Docks and Harbour Board on the right. The dark building in the front towards the river is ferry terminal offices.
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Singapore At Night
Original oil on canvas from a photograph
Sir Brian Mountain. Officer London
Copy after Rembrandt. oil on canvas
Joss Stone as Anne Of Cleves in the TV production
Hong Kong At Night
Original oil on canvas from a photograph by Mr Clive James
The artist Les Conroy
Late President Of Yemen Peoples Republic
Original oil on canvas SOLD
Arab Trader From Yemen
Original oil on canvas
Helen Svedin Model
Original oil on canvas
I have been painting since 1971 when I was given an oil painting set as a birthday gift. My first effort on a piece of hardboard was an Austrian lake scene. Over the years, I have gone on to painting much larger landscapes, portraits and discovered the delights of painting in the pointillism style, some of which are shown on this website. It has been a long hard road to be able to say some of my art works are now with collectors in the USA, Canada, Italy, Spain, Yemen,The Netherlands and the UK.
For twenty years I was a tutor in Fine Art for Sefton Arts Development in Liverpool,where for a long time I had 4 classes of pupils of ages varying from 16 to 93 years.
It is 12 x 8ins. It is in heavy impasto to give the appearance of immediacy It is supposed to be a canal scene in Holland on a summers afternoon I will replace it as I make progress sometime soon.
POINTILLISM How I go about painting in this style.
There are various styles of pointillism and all probably have there own merits. I have found out ways of painting pointillism to suit the various subjects I paint. So for the moment I will discuss landscapes and cityscapes.
WORKS IN PROGRESS
Summers Day In Holland
Small port in Brittany
Below is my latest work.
SUNFLOWERS IN TUSCANY
ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS BOARD
This is my first Sunflower painting and I have used heavy impasto on the flowers. The scene is wholly in my imagination. I have tried to portray a hot summers day in Tuscany
I have been painting for over forty years, starting originally making landscapes then, as I gained more experience I have been including portraits, seascapes and some still-
Over these past few years I have been painting in the pointillism style. Although I find it is a slow process, I feel I can often better achieve the various effects of light and the grading of tones.