Author Archives: pobbles2000

Some inspiring notes on colour.

To make these three recent paintings, I used a more limited palette than I would usually, retricting myself to cadmium red, alizarin crimson, French ultramarine, cadmium yellow – plus, of course, titanium white. I had read several books where this … Continue reading

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Pobbles & Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Oil on canvas board, 16×16 inches.

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Early evening sun, Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

This is one of a number of paintings that has been hanging around in my studio for some months unfinished. So this week I took it upon myself to finish it, and this is the result. I’ve tried to capture … Continue reading

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New year; new pochade box

My apologies for not having posted anything for three months, the reason being I suffered a bereavement and so painting has been put on hold for a while. However, I am now back in the saddle, and rearing to try … Continue reading

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A few notes on painting

This week I discovered a rich seam of drawings, paintings and videos online of the American painter, Martin Campos, at work. I found them inspiring, and below I’ve jotted down some notes of things I have taken away from my … Continue reading

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The Great Tor, Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Yet another painting of The Great Tor, Gower. A beautiful beach, a monumental chunk of limestone – what’s not to like about this place. It’s a subject I never tire of painting. All work is available for sale. Enquiries: pobbles2000@yahoo.com … Continue reading

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Painting my favourite bay

This summer I have spent a lot of time swimming, walking and drawing in this beautiful corner of the Gower Peninsula. This is the Great Tor, the monumental promontory that separates Three Cliffs Bay from the smaller, and lesser known, … Continue reading

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The loosening up process.

This is a follow up to my blog entry a few weeks ago, Painting and Gardening, posted 5 June. It’s the development from the underpainting of Rhossili. As you can see the square format is no more! To my eyes … Continue reading

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Two under-cooked paintings

Oil on stretched canvas, 24 x 16 inches Oil on canvas on board, 24 x 12.5 inches I have ‘let go’ of both these paintings sooner than I normally would. This follows on from the point I was making in … Continue reading

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Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Another painting of the ever popular Three Cliffs Bay, Gower. This is has been hanging around the studio unfinished for a while, so yesterday I decided to get it done and posted. The tide is out, and the river winds … Continue reading

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