My Dad fixes things. Pretty much anything and everything. He always has.
I grew up in a tiny, logging community in Canada just west of the Rocky Mountains. We were intrinsically connected to the trees. They were our life blood. Click here to read more...
On my morning bus journey to work yesterday I opened up the Metro, the source of all that is important in the universe, to an unnerving discovery.
Needless to say, I was a little taken aback… Click here to read more
So studies suggest that negativity and depression are inextricably linked to a wandering mind…
and I would wager that artists' minds wander more than most. Click here to read more
each day I wonder if I’m going to have to update my CV and send it out to the nearest Tesco or Sainsbury. And I'm certain 'long-term stability' is something that walks hand-in-hand with other imaginary creatures like the Snuffleupagus and the Tooth Fairy. Click here to read more...
A wee video of a few of my life drawings.Click here to view video...
It's funny cause it's true –
I was in the 3rd year of my degree, a mature art student, thinking to myself, “Why am I here and what exactly am I doing with my life? Ma and Pa Jones obviously dropped me on my head when I was a baby and never told me about it.” Click here to read more...
It's not much longer now until the opening of my show and my nerves are beginning to get the better of me.
I didn't think it was possible but I'm actually sleeping less than I was last week! Although all the paintings are finished, there is still so much more to prepare for and to do. Click here to read more...
After my last post "The Rape of the Sabine Women" I came to the realisation that this entire blog is pretty much made up of painting stuff, exhibition stuff, studio stuff, and charity fundraising stuff.
I decided I've had enough of that stuff and would like to take a little stroll down memory lane for a change... Click here to read more
91 x 91 cm
Mixed media on board
An original painting by Trevor Jones - Priceless
"There are some things money can't buy. For everything else, there's MasterCard."
Such as... Click here to read more
I often make analogies between painting and sport.
I think there are a lot of similarities between the two, such as the necessary physical aspects of hand/eye coordination or practicing techniques until a particular motion becomes second nature - intuition through repetition.
Every athlete is constantly striving to get into the elusive “zone”... Click here to read more.
This painting was inspired by a brilliant song by the Scottish indie band Frightened Rabbit.
Why did I choose this song, you ask? Well... click here to read more