Referencing John Cleal
Whilst on holiday in apartment in Wales I paid special attention to some wonderfully simple pen and ink drawings that had been there since the 1980s. The artist was John Cleal - I 'd never heard of him but envied his loose style. Imitation being the sincerest form of flattery I copied one picture (the cottage on the left) and tried to generate one of my own in his style - the house at Llangatock Wharf on the right. I found that he died in 2007 leaving behind a great body of work and a studio in Wales.
About the Artist
I was painting regularly until 2015, but things dried up when I moved home and undertook a house renovation. During this last year, I've been stuck at home and like everyone had more time on my hands. Thanks to Grayson Perry for giving me a kick to restart. I paint in watercolour and acrylics and…View full profile