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Ebb Tide, Rhossili

The Bristol Channel has the second highest tidal range in the world, exceeded only by the Bay of Fundy in Canada. Hence at low tide it’s a very long walk to the water’s edge at Rhossili! Worm’s Head is accessible … Continue reading

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Rocky shoreline, Rhossili

Late afternoon sunshine at Rhossili beach with Atlantic waves rolling in. These jagged rocks are to be found on the beautiful and underused beach to the east of the Worms Head. Most people prefer the more familiar long sweep of … Continue reading

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Sketches from Nerja

These are a few sketches I made on a recent trip to Nerja in Andalucia in southern Spain. The square where I sat was busy and full of sounds and movement with people coming and going, and a violinist playing … Continue reading

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Zennor, Cornwall

This is a painting started some time ago and completed today. It is from a sketch I made on a visit to the ancient village of Zennor near St Ives a couple of years ago. I tucked myself away from … Continue reading

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Worms Head, Rhossili

Looking towards Worm’s Head from the Rhossili cliff tops. The Worm snakes out for about a mile into the Bristol Channel and is only accessible during a window of about four hours at low tide. This is a 10×12 inch … Continue reading

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Dog Walkers, Langland Bay

I don’t post a painting for several months and then two come along in as many days! I made this small painting today, and it’s still glistening wet. It’s a 10x12inch oil painting on canvas board, and took about three … Continue reading

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Moonlight over the Great Tor

This is a bit different for me – a nocturne of Three Cliffs Bay, Gower, looking towards the Great Tor. I painted it in one hit today, and it’s still wet. I need to take another photograph when it’s dry. … Continue reading

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Rhossili – weather closing in (SOLD)

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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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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