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 […]

At Home With Parker

At Home With Parker

‘Boy’ – Acrylic on Canvas – ‘This is one of my favourite paintings, because it is a great composition, taking just the light, shade and colour into account, plus the ambiguity around what  the boy is looking at and thinking.’ During these challenging times I would like to try and help anyone looking at my […]

Simple Painting Techniques

Art in the Coronavirus outbreak can really help distract our minds and these simple painting techniques can help pass the time in a constructive and satisfying way. Over the next few weeks, I have decided to do a series of videos demonstrating some of the creative things I do in my daily life because I’m […]