Moods of Marcus Ready to Roll

The hard work of painting is done. All the fiddly details – framing, signing, varnishing, attaching D-rings and wire  – completed. I’ve cleaned up my art room and painting space ready for the New Year. The wall is a great place to store works temporarily so I’ve created my own private gallery of some of… Continue reading Moods of Marcus Ready to Roll

Velazquez here I come

Next stop Madrid. Can hardly wait to immerse myself in art there. This painting of Santa Rufina painted by Diego Velazquez in 1629 -1632  hangs in the small gallery established by the Fundacion Focus-Abengoe, Seville.  It’s worth a trip to the Hospital de los Venerables, a 17th century Baroque mansion and a quiet retreat providing… Continue reading Velazquez here I come