Category Archives: Oil painting

Rhossili Cliffs & Worms Head, Gower

The precipitous cliffs at the western end of the Gower Peninsula near the village of Rhossili. What is known locally as ‘the Worm’ is from the Old English ‘wurm’ meaning dragon, and is a mile-long promontory jutting out into the Bristol Channel. It … Continue reading

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Shifting Light, Cefn Bryn, Gower

This is a small oil painting of Cefn Bryn on a dark November afternoon, with rain clouds scurrying swiftly across the sky, and a rare glimpse of the sun highlighting the rich warm winter colours on the hillside. Cefn Bryn is the Old … Continue reading

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Near Gurnard’s Head, Cornwall

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Towards Gurnard’s head, North Penwith, Cornwall

A small 20cm square oil painting completed in one sitting from sketches and photographs taken last October. It is a view from Zennor Head on the north Penwith peninsula in Cornwall. Gurnard’s Head can be seen in the distance.

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Cape Cornwall

Cape Cornwall, 30cm square oil painting. This craggy coastline is exposed to the Atlantic Ocean at the very tip of Cornwall, near Land’s End.

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St Andrew’s Church, Penrice, Gower.

30cm square oil painting of St Andrew’s Church, Penrice, Gower. This ancient Norman church dates back to the early 12th century, and is tucked away in the small village of Penrice in woodland above Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula … Continue reading

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Rocks, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

30cm square oil painting of rocks on Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall. This painting was worked up from sketches made on the spot last month. My problem is that I tend to tighten up and over articulate detail in paintings … Continue reading

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