The Lloyds Building, In the Evening

In 2012 I was commissioned to paint two versions of The Lloyds Building for the Going for Gold Ball. Right from the start, I faced a serious challenge – I was to paint two nearly identical scenes that could be featured either individually or as a pair. I took a day to explore the building’s…

The Lloyds Building, On a Sunny Day

In 2012 I was commissioned to paint two versions of The Lloyds Building for the Going for Gold Ball. Right from the start, I faced a serious challenge – I was to paint two nearly identical scenes that could be featured either individually or as a pair. I took a day to explore the building’s…

Impressions of Barcelona

It’s impossible to go to Barcelona and not see works conceived by the wonderful Antoni Gaudi! “This Catalan city made a big impression on me with its energetic lines and lively curvatures. To me Barcelona appears to be dancing, an architectural symphony of constant movement! My idea was to capture that feeling of glancing over…

Amsterdam

Found along a canal behind Rembrandtplein, the Dancing Houses of Amsterdam offer one of the most picturesque views of this charming city. Originally the houses were supported by wooden stilts, which eventually let them wobble as if they were dancing. Most houses in Amsterdam have been reinforced and are now safe to occupy. I was…

The Gherkin

The Gherkin is an iconic symbol of London’s skyline. It has fascinated me since the moment I first saw it. In this abstract painting I’ve depicted it’s futuristic shape as it towers above the surrounding buildings, casting a playful texture of mystery, shadow, and light all around. The lines depicting the structure flow naturally and…