Hello, nice to meet you. This is a collection of pictures which I have painted over many years. Some are icons, some seascapes. Most I still have, but a considerable number have found their way to other homes over the years; Russia, Alaska, the US, Australia and mostly the UK. They are in chapels, churches… Read More Welcome
Happy New Year to everyone! The exciting news for 2018 is that I have finally opened an online gallery and shop, with many of my pictures available for sale, and more to be added in coming days. It is at https://www.iconismus.com/ Icons are a joy to own and can be a real encouragement to devotion… Read More A New Year and a new site
This week I started six new pictures of women saints,to redress the balance on my bookshelves a little. And I finished another, Godric of Finchale, reformed pirate. Kateri still needs some work, but the rest are ready for varnishing.
Here are a few new friends from this month. The Road to Emmaus John the Apostle Aetheldreda/Aethelthryth Toyohiko Kagawa Elisabeth Elliot Edward Thomas Ruth Pfau And finally, a picture of Martin Luther King Jnr wearing the doctoral robes of Newcastle University. Given to the University to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the honorary doctorate. The… Read More August 2017
As a change from my usual posts, here is a summary from a talk given by Bishop Rowan Williams at London Bible Week yesterday, 17 July 2017. These are from my own very imperfect notes, but the intellectual content remains the property of Dr Williams. Bishop Rowan’s talk was entitled; ‘Jesus is Risen; So What?’… Read More London Bible Week; Bishop Rowan
Three more pictures today. The first is in response to the appalling terrorist attack in Manchester from earlier this week, which has left many of us heartbroken and at a loss to know how to move forward. I wanted to paint an image of the loss of innocent people, without anything too graphic, so here… Read More May 25th
I have neglected this place for a while, partly because my new phone was not uploading photographs properly. Still not sure why that happens, but encouraged by some very kind comments from visitors here are several new pictures. There are others. John Howard has been hanging around for about a year, and is finally finished… Read More 15 May
It seems a long time since I added any pictures here because Charlie and I have been travelling again, this time to Miami. To make up for this here are some new initials, K and N.