Prayers to the Muse
An immense, entirely blank canvas stretches before the artist. Looking away, he busies himself with setting out his paints and brushes. Although he will not admit it, terror strikes his heart when he looks up at that vast, empty white space. “What in god’s name will I paint?” He hunts for his charcoal and puts […]
Radiant and Sublime Art.
Have you seen the movie Mr. Turner about the famous British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner? Remember how he used light so powerfully as a spiritual force that it created waves of action in his paintings. If you missed the post Light and Spirit in Art click here. You can also catch the movie trailer there as well. One […]
SEND ALEX YOUR FAVOURITE WORK OF ART.
Water colour by J.M.W. Turner on the cover of the novel, Night Crossing, the third in The Trilogy of Remembrance. CAN ART SAVE A LIFE? Night Crossing means so much to so many. The words conjure up a dark and murky passage or time in one’s life. For sure, it’s the complete opposite of the […]
Novel Characters Escape from their Pages
These stories are developed from the novels of The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] and are designed to entice you into that world and read them. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary artist, is the star. Think of them as delightful appetizers. Enjoy and […]