The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

This work is based on a Rembrandt etching which is about 5″ x 4″ in size. All the groupings of people explain why Christ is on the cross. Some of these people are in the light and a lot are in the darkness. Its a reminder of God’s love for us and...
The Potter

The Potter

The source of inspiration for this idea came from a TV programme about a family of rural potters at work in the middle East. As soon as I saw it Jeremiah’s visit to the potter’s house (Jeremiah 18 sprang to life). Jeremiah saw the clay marred in the hand...
The Wild Sea Series

The Wild Sea Series

In March 2003 my wife and I (Val) went to the Algarve for our Spring break. We had a timeshare apartment then, which Val had inherited from her parents. The weather that year was awful and for the first week and a half there were very high Spring tides. These battered...
The Winter Scene

The Winter Scene

This painting is based on a scene ‘Band of Brothers’ in the Ardenne in 1944. The US Rangers were dug in ready for what was later called ‘The Battle of the Bulge’. It was a cold winter morning. The light was fogging the trees and the men were...
The Woods

The Woods

I grew up playing in the woods. I love trees, their size, colours, textures of the bark, the leaf shapes and all the creatures that depend on them. Now I understand that woods can be very therapeutic. Walking in the woods does you good. This wood is a wild wood, an...