Why Abstract Art Sucks

Abstract art is the visual that goes beyond the representational. Abstract art does not depict accurate forms or reality, but relies on colours and their juxtaposition, form, line, shapes and marks to tell a story. So, not limited by any representational form, abstract art should be easy, right? With no template or box to restrain... Continue Reading →

How I Spent A Whole Day In The Studio

Just two days after emerging from quarantine in Malta, we found ourselves back in lockdown as the coronavirus surges around us. With nowhere to go and with a new appreciation for just how risky it is to go out, this was the perfect time for me to get back into my art studio, after a... Continue Reading →

The Storytelling Artist

My paintings have never been explicitly personal. The stories of any specific painting tend to appear after the work has been completed, rather than before it. Sometimes it’s a simple source of inspiration: one song title or one piece of music that triggered the colour scheme, or a particular story of an animal or planet... Continue Reading →

It’s Hard To Commit To Painting

Committing time to painting or creating every day is just as difficult as the countless other commitments we set ourselves. Whether its sticking to our business plans, fitness goals, or simply keeping on top of all of that “adulting”, life often gets in the way. Painting shouldn’t be the first thing to get put on... Continue Reading →

Art Diaries: A Trip To Rome

So, that's one of my most challenging paintings completed. Surprisingly enough, I loved every minute of it. Even the bits I hated, where things seemed like they were going wrong. But the vision was clear, and that was motivation enough to stick it through till the end. Overall, I'm very happy with the results. I... Continue Reading →

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