Bob paints impressionist paintings and aims to create joyful visual dramas, where detailed photographic reality of the subject matter is not the primary aim. Like the impressionists, the investigation of the effects of the colour and temperature of light on the subject matter is very important.
Juicy paint adds Uniqueness
Tone and colour are the principal elements of his underlying composition; loose painterly brush strokes and thick juicy paint provide an interest and uniqueness to his paintings.
His regularly paints small studies from life and is inspired by past and present impressionists and plein air painters. He considers the process of painting directly in the landscape and from real floral subjects as a primary source of inspiration.