Journal

This is my diary in which I write down thoughts and particulars about some of my paintings.
Every now and then I will also jot down some notes when looking at the work of other artists.

Gallery Representation in Dundee

Gallery Representation in Dundee

Posted on Dec 12, 2017

Located on the Nethergate in Dundee, close to the soon to be opened new Victoria & Albert Museum, is Gallery Q, currently running a Christmas Exhibition with a couple of my paintings in it. Gallery Q will generally have one or more of my paintings on show. Gallery Q 160 Nethergate Dundee DD1 4DU Tel.: […]

Gallery Representation in Perth

Gallery Representation in Perth

Posted on Dec 12, 2017

The art gallery of choice for many in Perth and the surrounding area is Frames Gallery. Four of my paintings are featuring in the Christmas Exhibition. Frames Gallery will generally have one or more of my paintings on show. Frames Gallery 10 Victoria Street Perth PH2 8LW Tel.: 01738 631085 info@framesgallery.co.uk

Smoothing a linen canvas

Smoothing a linen canvas

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Among my paintings that proved very popular in Germany (and thus were sold) are two compositions of citrus fruits against a very dark background and a faux reflective surface. These were painted on artist board, and because wooden board has a much smoother surface than textured linen, this is one reason why the glossy finish […]

Masterclass with Cornelis Le Mair

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Cornelis (Kees) Le Mair is a legend in his lifetime. I had read his book “Het edele ambacht, de lelijkheid aangeklaagd” (The noble craft, accusing ugliness) a few years ago and long admired him for his views on art as well as for his paintings. So when the opportunity arose to joining some other accomplished […]

Weather in Scotland

Posted on Jul 10, 2017

Dear Doreen, It’s done! Last year we’ve left Germany and returned to Scotland, and it gladdens my heart. Friends and family wonder why we’ve returned to the north of the British isles, rather than finding a place in sunny France. Doesn’t it rain all the time over there, they exclaim. But although that may be […]

Exhibition “Return of the Still-life”

Exhibition “Return of the Still-life”

Posted on Mar 30, 2016

Dear Doreen, “Das Stillleben kehrt zurück” was the title of my solo-exhibition in Osnabrück during the Autumn of 2015. Still life painting returns! I fully appreciate, of course, that such a claim may seem rather remarkable to say the least, but in a sense it was true enough, for my chosen genre of painting for […]





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