This end of the XIXth century chair was brought to me as it was wobbly from the joints being dried up and unglued, and the finish was looking dull. I revived it by regluing the joints that needed it, recoloured it partially, and finished it with a couple of shellacRead More →

Painting: Acrylic on Paper. I have had, for a long time, a fascination for work of a very fiddly nature. As a furniture restorer, my favorite part of the job are small delicate repairs to damaged furniture such as water marks, burnt marks, indentations and scratches. In painting, I haveRead More →

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas. Inspired by the work of a Sudanese artist, I wanted to create a sober piece, something peaceful to look at, simple but very abstract and which would fit into a someone’s ultra modern’s environment. I am particularly pleased with the end result, although I did struggleRead More →

This painting was inspired by a friend’s poem, Flurries in Red and White. I heard that poem for the first time at an open mic in 2011, and I enjoyed it so much I could feel and see the colours of the words floating around me in the room. BarberRead More →