The People’s Painter

The Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate is running an exhibition on the work by William Powell Frith. He’s well known as ‘The People’s Painter’. The exhibition runs until the 29th September. I was struck by this painter’s storytelling abilities through the painted medium. These are paintings from a period which we may not have aContinue reading “The People’s Painter”

Dancing in the rain

The Harrogate International Festivals (HIF) is underway with events popping up everywhere around town. Despite the rain which was forecasted there are people holding onto their umbrella and having a good time. I can imagine that attendance is probably lower than expected because of the weather but the atmosphere was still positive. The main attractionContinue reading “Dancing in the rain”

Drawing on the Grace of God

I have tried to represent Jesus through many of my paintings such as in landscapes, sceneries and even painting Jesus on the cross. In the end no single painting would represent Jesus completely. After thinking hard about Jesus I painted Mother Teresa, and it was soon after I had finished that it occurred to meContinue reading “Drawing on the Grace of God”