Author Archives: pobbles2000

Two boats

This is a 12 inch square oil painting on canvas mounted on board. It was an opportunity to play with the background – scraping and layering paint to try to build a texture to represent the muddy foreshore. I’m not … Continue reading

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Late afternoon sun, Langland

This is Langland Bay, Gower looking towards Rotherslade sometimes known as Little Langland.  This was completed in one session mostly using a painting knife. 30 x 30cm square oil painting on canvas mounted on board.

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Ebb Tide, Rhossili

The Bristol Channel has the second highest tidal range in the world, exceeded only by the Bay of Fundy in Canada. Hence at low tide it’s a very long walk to the water’s edge at Rhossili! Worm’s Head is accessible … Continue reading

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Rocky shoreline, Rhossili

Late afternoon sunshine at Rhossili beach with Atlantic waves rolling in. These jagged rocks are to be found on the beautiful and underused beach to the east of the Worms Head. Most people prefer the more familiar long sweep of … Continue reading

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Sketches from Nerja

These are a few sketches I made on a recent trip to Nerja in Andalucia in southern Spain. The square where I sat was busy and full of sounds and movement with people coming and going, and a violinist playing … Continue reading

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Zennor, Cornwall

This is a painting started some time ago and completed today. It is from a sketch I made on a visit to the ancient village of Zennor near St Ives a couple of years ago. I tucked myself away from … Continue reading

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Worms Head, Rhossili

Looking towards Worm’s Head from the Rhossili cliff tops. The Worm snakes out for about a mile into the Bristol Channel and is only accessible during a window of about four hours at low tide. This is a 10×12 inch … Continue reading

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