Category Archives: Gower

Silvery light, Three Cliffs.

I have used a slightly cooler palette for this painting, replacing Cadmium Red with Michael Harding’s Amethyst, a rich, transparent red purple. For those who are interested my palette for this painting comprises: Amethyst, Raw Sienna, French Ultramarine, Alizarin Crimson, … Continue reading

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Calm summer afternoon, Rhossili.

My goal for a long time now has been to paint looser, to allow the paint to do the work and to just let the paint be, to let go sooner. Simplify, simplify, simplify. I am trying to think in … Continue reading

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Summer morning walk, Three Cliffs Bay.

I finished this today – the paint is still wet! The picture is not yet framed. In the photograph the painting has been place over an existing framed painting, and is a ‘serving suggestion’ only. Oil painting on canvas board … Continue reading

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Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Yet another painting of Three Cliffs Bay fresh off the easel – well, it is my local playground and it is one of the most picturesque beaches in Wales! 30x30cm oil on canvas board

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The Great Tor, Three Cliff Bay, Gower

I have painted this monumental piece of rock many times, but previously always in watercolour. This is my first oil painting of the subject from this viewpoint. The Great Tor is the limestone promontory that effectively separates Three Cliff Bay … Continue reading

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Rhossili Cliffs from the Beach

The majestic limestone cliffs rising about 200feet above Rhossili beach, with the tidal island of Worm’s Head in the distance. The Gower Peninsula was the UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a rather larger painting than … Continue reading

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Low tide, Rhossili cliffs

  A painting made from sketches done on the spot last summer. I wanted to convey the drama and enormity of these cliffs by including tiny figures walking the cliff tops and on the beach below. Oil painting on professional … Continue reading

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Three Surfers, Caswell

I finished this painting yesterday of the popular Caswell bay, Gower. I actually prefer it this time of the year when it’s quieter. Oil painting on canvas board, 12 x 14.5 inches.

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Brandy Cove, Gower

First completed painting of 2020! This is a painting of a secluded cove located half a mile west of Caswell Bay¬†on the Gower Peninsula, which is steeped in history and legend. Brandy Cove gets its name from the days when … Continue reading

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Caswell looking towards Pwlldu Head

Fresh off the easel this is a 10 x 12 inch oil painting on canvas board of Caswell Bay, Gower, with Pwlldu headland in the background. I made it using a limited palette of yellow ochre, ultramarine blue, cadmium red … Continue reading

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