Paint the Past Archaeological Reconstruction and Illustration Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Paint the Past Archaeological Reconstruction and Illustration
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I am dedicated to recreating our rich heritage by means of informed graphical reconstruction of many historical sites that have fallen victim to the progression of time.

Using the combined expertise of consultants and watercolour art style, I portray a reliable and realistic perspective of long lost monuments and structures dating from the earliest stone age settlements to 20th century buildings.

Paint the Past is the expression of my endeavours of the past thirty five years in archaeological, architectural and historical reconstruction and illustration.

My portfolio has been subdivided into five categories and any of the 246 items can also be selected alphabetically from the adjacent list.
Alex Anderson
Alexander Mitchell
Annaghilla Site
Anne Acheson
Anne Maunder
Bagenals Castle
Bagenals Cutaway
Ballintaggart Neo Site
Ballintoy Castle
Ballintoy Harbour NE
Ballyaghagan c1100
Ballyaghagan c1650
Ballygawley Henge
Ballynure Mill
Ballyutoag Flint Site
Ballyutoag Neo Site
Barrow
Barrow Site Detail
Battle of Re
Beale Strand
Belfast 17th c
Belfast Industry
Belfast Medieval
Belfast Mesolithic
Belfast Neolithic
Benburb
Black Pigs Dyke
Brewhouse
Brickland Site
Bruces Castle
Burnt Mound
Burnt Mound Site
Cairn
Carrick a Rede
Carrick Castle Keep
Carrick Castle Ph 1
Carrick Castle Ph 2
Carrick Castle Ph 3
Carrick Castle Ph 4
Carrickfergus c1560
Carrickfergus Town
Carrickfergus Walls
Cashel
Castle Archdale
Castle Archdale Stairs
Castle Archdale View
Castle Archdale WW2
Church Bay Grave
Clare Island
Clerics
Clogh c1220
Clogh c1480
Clogh c1620
Clogh c1650
Clogh Figures
Coleraine c1613
Colin Glen Mass Site
Court Cairn
Crannog
Crawfordsburn c1830
Crawfordsburn Garden
Dark Hedges
David McBride
David Nelson
Devenish Island
Devenish Monastery
Devenish Monastery
Devenish St Marys
Devenish Stone
Devenish Tower
Devenish Wooden
Docwra Fort
Docwra's Derry
Down Gaol Day Room
Downpatrick 11c
Downpatrick 13c
Downpatrick Gaol
Downpatrick Gaol Cell
Downpatrick Hill
Downpatrick Window
Dunanney Farm
Dundrum Castle
Dunluce Gatehouse
Dunluce Lodgings
Dunluce Manor House
Dunluce Town
Early Christian
Early Christian Derry
Early Georgian
Edmund De Wind
Edward B.S. Bingham
Edward Robinson
Enniskillen Castle 1
Enniskillen Castle 2
Enniskillen Castle 3
Eric N.F. Bell
Ernest Alexander
Ernest Walton
Errigal Truagh Church
Fair Head
Fishing Nets
Flax Products
Fort Construction
Frank Pantridge
Geoffrey St G.S. Cather
Golan House
Grinding Corn
Hamilton Dock
Hans Sloane
Harbour Scene
Harry Averys Castle
Harry Ferguson
Hay Scene
Helen Megaw
Henge
Highhays Pottery
Hugh and Mabel
Hugh Colvin
Hunting Scene
Ice Age Landscape
Industrial Kiln
Interior View
James A.O. Brooke
James Boyd Dunlop
James Crichton
James Duffy
James Martin
James Somers
John A. Sinton
John Bell
John S. Dunville
Joseph Black
Joseph Larmor
Kinbane Castle
Kinbane Head
Kitchen Court
KJC Bridge
KJC Early Castle
KJC Extended Castle
KJC Fish Traps
KJC Gatehouse
KJC Hall Building
KJC Hall Cutaway
KJC Ostman House
KJC Ship Attack
KJC Siege
KJC Siege Tunnels
KJC View South
Knox-Hannyngton
Late Bronze Age
Late Medieval
Lilian Bland
Linear Earthwork
Log Boat Site
Lord Kelvin
Lullymore Monastery
Magilligan Martello
Market Scene
McArts Fort
Medieval Baking
Medieval Brewing
Medieval Clothing
Medieval Cooking
Medieval Derry
Mesolithic Camp
Mesolithic Landscape
Mid Victorian
Modern Landscape
Moira Demesne
Mossley Mill
Murlough Bay
Musgrave RIC Station
Naoise O Haughan
Nendrum 10th c
Nendrum 10th c Mill
Nendrum 7th c
Nendrum 7th c Mill
Nendrum Mill 1
Nendrum Mill 2
Neolithic Farm
Neolithic Landscape
Newry Abbey Interior
Newry Abbey Precinct
Newry Abbey Window
Newry Timber Circle
Newry Town
Newtownstewart
O Neill Castle
Old Castle Archdale
Passage Grave
Piercing Armour
Playing Games
Pleasure Garden
Portal Tomb
Pottery Kiln
Prehistoric Derry
Rath
Ravello
Rex McCandless
Richard A. West
Robert Adrain
Robert H. Hanna
Robert Morrow
Robert Quigg
Seat Belts from Flax
Sherkin Island
Shooting Arrows
Shooting from Horse
Slottsfjell Siege
Souterrain
Spearsman
St Canices in 1650
St Canices in the 13c
St Canices in the 16c
St Canices in the12c
St James's Gate
St James's Gate
Stone Circle
Sweat House
Swordsman
Templastragh Church
The Siege of Derry
The Town Walls
The White Rocks
Thomas Houston
Thomas Hughes
Thomas Maclear
Tudor Clothing
Tullaghoge Cutaway
Tullaghoge Fort
Tully Castle
Tully Castle Cutaway
Tully Castle Kitchen
Tully Window View
Under Siege
Ushet
Viking Attack
Wedge Tomb
Whitehouse c1680
Whitehouse Cutaway
Whitepark Bay
Whitepark House
William Clanny
William F. McFadzean
William Ritchie
Wishing Arch
Prehistoric Sites Medieval Sites Later Sites People Landscapes
These include mesolithic, neolithic, bronze age and iron age sites These include defensive and ecclesiastical sites These include plantation castles and 18th - 19th century buildings These include people at work, in battle and during everyday life These include filming locations for Game of Thrones
 
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