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Still Life. Some of these are really also interiors and use the double square format, all to give more complex composition. As I paint certain objects take on personal/symbol meanings for me.

The beauty of abstracts is that you can enjoy colour without worrying about form and meaning: in particular I was interested in colour balance and rhythm. But colour also determines depth and so they also became as much about space.

During lockdown I went for long bikes rides and inevitably starting sketching and then painting.

As I was not able to travel this year I used old sketch books to work from.

The Remembrance Chapel at Edinburgh Castle is packed full of wonderful stone, metal, wood and glass artwork. Outside, guarding the entrance are two beautiful stone horses which I couldn’t stop thinking about….