Inspiration In Art

All the Riches of the World

We all need inspiration in our lives, whether this comes from other people, music or the flowers in our garden. These moments of stimulation keep us going, they keep our senses heightened and our brains working, helping us to appreciate the world we live in. Admittedly recent times have made positive inspiration more difficult for […]

Alive & Well – Focus on Men’s Health Week

Recent times have made taking care of our mental and physical health even more challenging than usual with many of us looking to new areas to help us through. For those that are lucky enough to be involved in art or even perhaps to have newly discovered the art world, the release from painting or […]

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 […]