London Oil Paintings

Paintings of London by Roy Connelly

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Paul Bakery on the Kings Road

Patisserie, Kings Road. This plein air painting of the popular Paul Bakery on the King’s Road in Chelsea is now available to buy from my exhibition at Island Fine Arts. The show is on until 29th March 2014. Island Fine Arts 53 High St, Bembridge, Isle of Wight PO35 5SE Tel: 01983-875133 | Email: […]

Royal Wedding Fever

On the eve of the Royal Wedding I was in London delivering paintings to the W H Patterson gallery in Mayfair.  Afterwards I went down to The Mall and painted some of the flags that line the route. Painting in the street always draws onlookers and I am quite used to being photographed while I […]

Royal Wedding Flags

Yesterday I painted Regent Street which has been hung with 200 Union Flags to celebrate the Royal Wedding.  I spent several hours standing on a traffic island and was photographed by several news agency photographers who were out looking for some pre-wedding colour. Oil on board, 10 x 12inches (25 x 30cm)

London Seen

The picture above is one of several oil paintings of London I will be exhibiting at Llewellyn Alexander. The show will feature familiar and unusual scenes of London by this group of 9 well-established artists: Dianne Branscombe, Roy Connelly, Lisa Graa Jensen, Mark Harrison, Terry McKivragan, Liam O’Farrell, Nancy Petley-Jones, Nadia Tsakova and Robert E […]

Watching the River

Watching the River, oil on board, which was exhibited in the London Lives painting competition at Bankside Gallery is now for sale available from Island Fine Arts.

Tite Street Studio

Back in August, I spent a morning painting in the upstairs studio of the former home of John Singer Sargent in Tite Street, Chelsea. It was thanks to the kindness of artist Julian Barrow, the current owner, that we were allowed to paint in this remarkable historic setting. Other well known painters to have used these studios include James McNeill Whistler, […]

London Oil Paintings website relaunched

Since 2008, has been the place to find original oil paintings of London.  The site now has a brand new look and I hope you will enjoy looking through my collection of plein air scenes of London.