Paintings from holidays

Some time ago a couple visiting my studio was thinking to commission a painting of their holidays. I thought that could be a good idea. Last week another person came to my studio to definitely commission a painting of the favourite holiday spot of his partner, so I will start to offer this new idea for others. Personally I have been doing paintings of my holidays. I have been visiting The Balkans during the last ten years, Especially Croatia and during the last…

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A commissioned painting: The Albion in Islington

Last Saturday I finished a commissioned painting of a local pub called The Albion. This is in Thornhill Rd, Islington, London. This painting was requested for a local couple who live close to this building and love this iconic pub. In fact as you can see in the painting is a venue with a beautiful front garden an all the greenery of the wisteria climbing by the front walls keep the place fresh and alive especially in summer times. This is a second…

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The White Cross, Iconic riverside pub in Richmond

I would like to write about one of my first watercolours painting here in London. This     is the painting of the "White Cross" an iconic riverside pub in Richmond. After my arrival in 2004, and after two weeks approximately I was invited for my stepson, who was starting a postgraduate course in London, to visit Hampton Court and we made our trip by the river in a very nice and warm summer time.  Our departure was from was from Westminster Pier and…

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Pubs of London: Watercolour paintings collection 1

I have decided to create this blog to tell a bit my history with my artwork and how I commenced the collection of watercolour with pubs of London and others paintings. When I arrived to London seventeen years ago I felt in love with this city, and one of the things that more took my attention were the pubs. As an architect I was captivated by these buildings and how they were decorated with flowers and full of people inside and outside especially…

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