I was born in 1946 in the then small town of Irvine in north Ayrshire Scotland and learnt how to paint from my father using oils on canvas. I have been been painting since I was 40 years old.
I now paint using a Wacom tablet, a stylus pen and ArtRage painting software. The Wacom tablet can be compared to a canvas or watercolor paper surface. The stylus pen is the paintbrush. I use traditional painting techniques to create sometimes impressionistic, realist, or abstract painting.
My passion for art has produced a varied portfolio. Greatest passion though is for horses and figurative work.

Thank you for calling in and I hope you enjoy my work, please visit my website below:

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  • Age: 71
  • Joined: March 2009

Journal

Traditional Painting / Digital Painting

These are just a few thoughts and personal opinions concerning this subject, mainly because a lot of sites which can show your work seem to put a lot of emphasis on the difference or acceptance of the two types of painting. / As a once traditional painter using oils, canvasses, paper and unfortunately for me the awful smell of turpentine in the air, the splatter of paint against your cheek, the p…
Posted over 6 years – 3 comments

Basic explanation of my hand painted digital oils.

Basic explanation of my hand painted digital oils…. / To create a painting I normally start with a digital photo which I have taken. If necessary I will alter the photo to suit, i.e. may change the sky, add more people, and delete items I do not want in the painting. I usually use Photoshop for this part. / When the photo now represents what I want to paint, it is ready to be loaded into ArtRage …
Posted almost 8 years – 10 comments
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