My new book, Fumées, Voyages, Images, contains 46 paintings, text in French and English. Foreword by Clive Lamming. Click here for ordering details

My interest in French locomotives was greatly enhanced through my hobby of running gauge 1 live-steam engines, and particularly those made by Aster. They have acted as ‘models’ for some of my paintings. Their website is

On, you can find the website of Rosny Rail, a charming little railway museum in the eastern Paris suburbs – well worth a visit.

The most comprehensive set of railway-related links in France is at

Camden Miniature Steam Services – – issues a quarterly book list, with subjects ranging from steam railways of all countries, to foundry practice, road transport and alternative technology. Truly a great source of reference and inspirational ideas, as well as a pleasure to browse.

Schilderkunst at Opzijnbest – – is a Dutch links site which has a category all about art and painting.

A very interesting Japanese artist, who paints cars and trains very differently:

DVDs of unique French 1/20th scale live-steam, radio-controlled model locomotives, as well as preserved steam in France. Spectacular.