Pop up shop displays 23 years of the joy of painting
Artist and designer son selling works at temporary shop
more important to put more effort into work than just seeking somewhere to exhibit.
“As it’s not just a place to hang your work, it’s a part of your soul that’s up there.”
The methods he employs for his work are German impressionism and basic colour theory. He also loves French expressionism.
When he did a foundation in art at Uxbridge College the teacher asked if he was on acid as his “paintings were so colourful”.
The shop’s name, ‘The Joy of Painting’, is a tribute to the late artist Bob Ross, whom his son also pays tribute to through his Instagram account.
He added: “We’re going to cover the whole shop in paper prints of the paintings this time, not just one wall.”
n COLOURFUL: Artist Steve Brooks with a selection of his work and T-shirts at his home in Yiewsley
Photo by Les Williams www.buyaphototms.co.uk WL153923