Tag Archives: AONB

Rhossili Cliffs and Downs (SOLD)

This painting is the result of an early morning painting excursion to Rhossili, before the tourists and holiday crowds arrived. I decided to take a view looking inland for a change with the downs and the much lauded three mile … Continue reading

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Worms Head, Rhossili

Working on the cliff tops at Rhossili, Gower yesterday morning. A beautiful day and a beautiful place to be. I was using Winsor & Newton Alkyd oil paints which are fast drying – too fast in the heat and sunshine … Continue reading

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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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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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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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January day, Three Cliffs Bay

Finished today… at least I think it’s finished. Someone said a painting is never finished, it’s simply abandoned. Knowing when to stop – or to abandon the painting – is something of a challenge for me. I do tend to … 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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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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Late afternoon, Three Cliff Bay, Gower (SOLD)

This is one of the ‘classic’ views looking down upon Three Cliff Bay on the Gower Peninsula, the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the UK. The warm colours reflect the late afternoon April sunshine. Oil painting … Continue reading

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