Category Archives: Painting

Sker House, Porthcawl

“Sker House is a historic building in Wales. Originally built as a monastic grange of the Cistercian order over 900 years ago, it is situated just outside the town of Porthcawl, near Bridgend. Little remains of the original structure and … 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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Ceibwr bay, Pembrokeshire, Wales

This is a small oil painting I did some time ago inspired by the colours and rhythms of the rock formations in Ceibwr Bay, south of Cardigan in west Wales. It is moving towards abstraction more than my usual more … Continue reading

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Mumbles lighthouse & Bracelet Bay

I have been told on more than one occasion that my paintings tend to be ‘understated’ – probably a reflection of the British climate, and particularly the Welsh climate, and possible my own personality as well. The sun is shining … Continue reading

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Early morning sun, Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

An oil painting made in ‘one hit’ yesterday, from drawings and photographs taken some years ago. It’s a subject I’m so familiar with that I could really paint it from memory! It was early on a balmy summer morning. The … Continue reading

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Lockdown dog walking, Caswell

Continuing my theme of dog walking on local beaches, these are two recent oil paintings of dog walkers on a local beach. Both paintings are for sale. Please send enquiries to:   pobbles2000@yahoo.com

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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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Late afternoon sun, Langland

This is Langland Bay, Gower looking towards Rotherslade sometimes known as Little Langland.  This was completed in one session mostly using a painting knife. 30 x 30cm square oil painting on canvas mounted on board.

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Moon rising over Mumbles Head

The weather has been miserable over the last week, mist and murk, so I haven’t been able to get out drawing. Instead I’ve been finishing a few paintings that have been hanging about in the studio for far too long. … Continue reading

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Mewslade, Gower

Mewslade is one of the less accessible bays on the Gower Peninsula, but is also one of the most dramatic, being enclosed by soaring limestone cliffs. The cliff shown in this small oil painting is Thurba Head to the west of the bay. … Continue reading

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