The Deluge

Continuing the history of past paintings and why I consider them “Keyworks” in my own development as an artist. I remember having an big sumptuously illustrated book about the formation of the Earth. One double page spread artist’s impression featured seas of molten lava, meteorites plummeting into towering cliffs and a steamy, swirling, angry sky.Continue reading “The Deluge”

Latest News

Working hard at relaunching my almost 21 year old website! The old ryepress.com site was cluttered and blocky; designed, as many were back in the late 90s with a rather, old fashioned sort of magazine layout, It took me a while to appreciate the way in which the internet was changing how people digested media.Continue reading “Latest News”

Selling your art: “Your colours are the wrong shape”

Selling your art At some point everyone who has ever painted or drawn a picture will ask the question “How do you go about selling your art?” You know your pictures are good, your family and friends tell you they are – and you start to wonder whether you could sell the odd painting, drawingContinue reading “Selling your art: “Your colours are the wrong shape””

Arrow of God 1985

The 1980s. Having left college in 1982 I found my self basically unemployed, living in a squat in Kings Cross with a 2.2 Arts degree that had given me a great foundation in almost every form of graphics and media, but that was no match for the more specialised skills of those graduates emerging fromContinue reading “Arrow of God 1985”