The Spirit of Painting

There has been much debate about the meaning of the word “art”.

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Paintings and Guitar – Murray Phillips & John Gilliat – Video

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Seeing Slowly

Learn to see slowly because one has to study an object carefully to capture it with a camera or a brush…

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The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.

A Conversation with My Canvas

The Grand show is eternal.  It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapour is ever rising.

Delicious autumn, my very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the world seeking the successive autumns.

Into the Wilderness

It is reflective of our soul’s craving that is so essential to our being. For many wilderness has become artificial and the city is reality – wildness is abandoned for the false security of the cloistered neighbourhood

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How to Buy Art

You “fell in love” but unfortunately you fell at the shallow end of the pool. It might be that there was a colour in the piece that you just “loved” but in reality it is just a “trendy” colour.

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Yes, I am a dreamer.  For a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world.