London Oil Paintings

Paintings of London by Roy Connelly

Category: Painting

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: gallery@islandfinearts.com […]

Northumberland Avenue

31.5 x 23.5 inches. Oil on Canvas. I have wanted to paint this view for several years and yesterday – I did.  Last week, I painted a small study of this view along Northumberland Avenue and then went back with a large canvas and managed to get it down in one hit, en plein air, […]

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)

Painters at Richmond

Spot the artists – John Dobbs (left distance) and Ken Howard RA The more successful plein air painters I know tend to be solitary figures but in the last couple of weeks several of us seem to have chosen the same stretch of the Thames to work on.  This week I was painting at Richmond […]

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.