Positive Power of The Garden & Home

After enjoying a video tour a friend did recently of their garden I decided I would also like to share my garden and share the pleasure it has brought me over many years, not just during lockdown.  I am a plantsman rather than a gardener and so I have a great interest in plants and […]

Blue In Colour Alone

The colour blue is a significant force in art,  from the celestial blues of art in the Middle Ages to Picasso’s ‘Blue Period’. It is perhaps a colour that some may consider cold but to me in ‘Rhapsodic’ the blues, lines and shadows have combined to create an oasis of perfect meditative calm. A luxury […]

At Home With Parker – ‘Creative Space’

Creative Space, 112 x 81cm – acrylic on board, ‘A self-portrait set in my kitchen which is a very creative space as I love to cook every day and I love good food. Again colour, light and geometry.’ When we are all at home so much more, a self-portrait is a natural subject to choose […]

At Home With Parker – ‘Still Life with Mantelpiece’

‘Still Life with Mantelpiece’ Acrylic on paper, 70 x 50cm. ‘Some of my objects sitting on my mantelpiece, beautiful objects creating a beautiful composition from my life’ Inspiration for paintings can come from so many different areas in an artist’s life. Emotions and locations are two of the most relevant influences and certainly two that […]

At Home With Parker – ‘Still Life with Sink’

‘Still Life with Sink’, acrylic on board, 81 x 60cm. ‘My bathroom, I stared at this scene for years thinking it was a great composition and finally I had to paint it.’ While we all spend so much time at home now and we are doing our best to find positives it is important and […]