Mountains

Mountains

Mountains "Often the mountain gives itself most completely when I have no destination but have gone out merely to be with the mountain as one visits a friend, with no intention but to be with him." Nan Shepard   James’ commitment to painting mountains goes...
Monochromes

Monochromes

Monochromes "They sicken of the calm who know the storm" Dorothy Parker   James started to paint the monochromes in 2003, he had specialised in mono-printing whilst at University in Leeds and had an idea to used prepared board as a surface similar to an etching...
Landscape Paintings

Landscape Paintings

Landscapes "Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth" Diane Ackerman   In his Landscape painting’s James finds a constantly engaging conversation, a dialogue...
Caves

Caves

Caves “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” Joseph Campbell   The Cave theme is a relatively new one for James. He had an idea to enter the New Light Open Art prize in the summer of 2015 and used this opportunity to develop pieces based on a...