Category Archives: Gower

Spend more time mixing on the palette…

“Spend more time mixing on the palette, and less time touching your painting” Ken Goshen, artist & teacher. Good advice I reckon. It’s something I’ve been trying to get into the habit of doing lately. Before you dive in and … Continue reading

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Pobbles & Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Oil on canvas board, 16×16 inches.

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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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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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Afternoon light at Three Cliffs Bay

I finished this painting yesterday based on my experience of a walk last week at Three Cliffs Bay, Gower. It was an unseasonably cold day, with a shower of rain never far away. I did some quick sketching, and took … Continue reading

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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 (SOLD)

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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