Category Archives: Art

Rhossili – weather closing in

This painting was worked up from the initial sketch reproduced below. In many ways I like the unadulterated rawness of the sketch. There’s always a danger of over-working a painting, refining it and and putting in too much detail leaving … Continue reading

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Gower Surfer

This is an oil painting finished today 10 inches square, framed size 17 inches square. The frame shown is a ‘St Ives style frame’, popularised by the modernist painters who inhabited that area of Cornwall around the mid twentieth century. … Continue reading

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Rhossili cliffs and Worm’s Head

An oil painting of the dramatic cliffs at Rhossili, Gower, with Worm’s Head in the distance painted against the light and finished today. It’s on 10 inch square canvas board.

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Three Cliffs, high tide, summer morning

This is a reworking of a painting I completed and posted here last June. Not sure if it’s an improvement! It’s another 10inch square oil painting on canvas board.  

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Mumbles, November light

An oil painting of Mumbles Head looking across Bracelet Bay towards the lighthouse on a grey, damp, November morning. Ten inches square on canvas board.

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Frames from St Ives, Cornwall

An oil painting of Langland Point finished today. Not the first time I’ve tackled this subject, and it’s one I now paint from memory. The second painting I completed some time ago en┬áplein air at┬áPorthmeor Beach in St Ives. I … Continue reading

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Late afternoon, Three Cliff Bay, Gower

This is one of the ‘classic’ views looking down upon Three Cliff Bay on the Gower Peninsula, the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the UK. The warm colours reflect the late afternoon April sunshine. Oil painting … Continue reading

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