All posts tagged: artist

Riverbank Sketching

Yesterday I spent the morning with fellow artist James Aldridge walking along the river Avon at Coombe, near Enford for his Queer River project (see queerriver.com for more). James wanted to understand more about my painting practice; my interests in history, place and outer-body intuitive […]

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Day Meets Night

I finished this 1.5m x 1m canvas earlier last year without intending to sell it, however it’s here for anyone who might be interested. It’s unframed. Painted from the top of Alton Barnes hill looking West towards Devizes. Contact me to discuss. JM

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Sheltering under a tree

Well, it was wet but a lovely day painting again. Finished this little tree.JM I’ve spent a little time getting back into observational painting: just so that I don’t lose the knack! I’ve been doing some small water colour sketches around the village where my […]

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Jonathan Mansfield

Sketches May 2019

I’ve spent a little time getting back into observational painting: just so that I don’t lose the knack! I’ve been doing some small water colour sketches around the village where my studio is; so I’ll post them on here. Contact me for info on any […]

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Autumn Rain 2019 *SOLD*

I’m really pleased to have finished this 150 x 100 cm landscape. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Someone asked me, ‘How will you know when it’s finished’ and I guess the answer is always, ‘I don’t know, it just is’. Contact me for price […]

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Landscape (NFS)

‘Landscape’ 2018, 120 x 100 cm. I’m feeling it. I’m letting myself go: I’m releasing myself from all forms of control. I don’t know what I’m doing but through me something is being created, and that’s amazing. #painting #affordableart #affordableartfair #spiritualhome #arttherapy #gallerywall #mentalhealth #landscapeart […]

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Wales 2018 ***SOLD***

A short weekend spent in our spiritual/bodily home: the Brecon Beacons, Wales. Although I was ill, I still managed to draw and extract from this magnificent place all the memories of previous visits. If my body is English (Wiltshire-ish), my heart is Welsh. 100 x […]

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Roundway Hill 1 *SOLD*

New, multi-layered painting on paper based on my walks around Roundway Hill near Devizes, Wiltshire. My process includes: painting a ‘base’ or ‘hidden’ landscape, covering with gesso, scratching and sanding back the gesso, layering melted wax, re-painting, peeling away wax and over-drawing. 71 x 50 […]

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Open Studio, July 2018

The Pewsey Vale is a very special place and it has played an important part in almost all of my life. My family has a deep connection to this place: every lane, copse, field and hill elicits a memory, a story, or an emotion. Maybe its […]

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