Shadow of the Tate Modern across the Thames
Oil on canvas board, 8" X 10". i love this view, known to many, looking towards St Paul's from the third floor balcony of the Tate Modern. Oh, I thought, wouldn't it be nice to paint it? Little realising until well into it that it was almost too much of a challenge: tonal changes, colours in the shadows, perspective, simplifying.... Does anyone else find it hard to leave a painting unfinished and move on? I just couldn't do that!
About the Artist
I came to art late in life after the proverbial ‘wake-up call' of serious illness. Starting with an evening class in drawing, I’ve carried on learning from DVD’s, books and weekend courses. I attend a weekly Life Drawing class, a brilliant foundation for just about everything. Plein air oil…