Paintings inspired by home, paintings inspired by travel. The cityscapes, city scenes, beach scenes and travel paintings in Michael Alford’s latest solo exhibition provide a glimpse into the varied life and limitless curiosity of a painter at large in the world.
The pandemic disrupted all of our lives in different ways. Michael Alford celebrates a return to life and optimism with a solo exhibition at Wimbledon Fine Arts featuring landscapes, cityscapes, city scenes and travel paintings.
How does an artist keep creativity flowing during a global pandemic? Michael Alford discusses the difficulties, and the surprising discoveries, of painting through the Covid period.
In May of 2018, painters Michael Alford and Marcus Hodge traveled to Andalusia to draw inspiration from Spain’s largest religious festival, the Romería del Rocío. Here Alford talks about the way this adventure inspired his ambitious suite of paintings, The Romería Series.
Competition was stiff at the 2017 Landscape Artist of the Year event. Michael enjoys a quiet moment, chatting with Frank Skinner on the day.
Get your hat, assemble your travelling kit and head out into the sun to paint the beauties of the Mediterranean with these useful watercolour technique pointers from Michael Alford.