I was commissioned by Gary Davidson of the Trumpington Boxing Club, now Albion Boxing Academy to capture the club’s gym in the Romsey Labour Club on the corner of Mill Road and Coleridge Road in Cambridge. The building was to be demolished, and Gary wanted to commemorate it in some way. He invited me along […]
So excited! I’ve decided to hold a Winter Open Studio at 151 Hobart Road, CB1 3PS, on Sunday 18 November 2018. Drop in anytime from 11am to 4pm. There will be cake from The Baking Jin, and my daughter and some of her choirmates will be singing carols. I’ll have all my new cards, gifts, […]
I was delighted to hear that I have had my two paintings selected for the Society for East Anglian Watercolourists annual Selected Works Exhibition, held at the Babylon Gallery, Ely from 16 to 28 October 2018. Word on the grapevine is that slection was very rigorous indeed this year, and so I was very chuffed […]
Cambridge Classics are a local family firm that make handmade wooden bespoke architecturally sympathetic windows and doors. They asked me to paint my take on a Cambridge streetscene to be used as their company logo across their company. It was to be used on their fleet of vans, their tradespeople’s workwear, and on all their company […]
This was a commission to celebrate a first wedding anniversary. The bride wrote me a lovely email to say how much it meant to her. The confetti on the ground and the time on the clock suggest it’s just after their wedding.
This was a painting commissioned as a surprise gift depicting a very favourite place on a very special day. As I love The Moringa Tree Cafe in Haslingfield, and had been wanting to paint it for a while, this was a dream commission!
This was a commission of the St Mary and St Michael Church in Trumpington – to be a leaving present for the outgoing vicar from his parishioners. I found this lovely view of the church by clambering in the honeysuckle, and sneaked the vicar in the painting, too. “Andy loved the painting and so did everyone […]
I seem to have had quite a few paintings of pubs as commissions recently! For this one, of The Blue Moon on Norfolk Street, I added a surprise for my customer – I included them in the painting (facing away, so no embarrassment!)
This was a challenging painting – I was asked to paint a certain spot on Grantchester Meadows, on a certain November day. I was asked to include the water lilies and the weeping willow that had added to the beauty of a certain moment. When I went, armed with Google Maps, to find the exact […]