Tag Archives: Area of outstanding natural beauty

Path to the beach (SOLD)

This is a small 6 inch square oil painting on canvas board completed recently in one outdoor session. I was standing at my easel on a hill in The Oxwich National Nature Reserve, Gower. The beach, Oxwich Bay, is just over the brow. In … Continue reading

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Three Cliffs Bay, Gower (SOLD)

A subject I’ve tackled previously, but never tire of. This is a 30cm square oil painting of, what is in my opinion, one of the most beautiful bays in the UK. I’ve taken a more intimate viewpoint rather than the usual … Continue reading

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St Andrew’s, Penrice, Gower

St Andrew’s is a Norman church of the early 12th century, situated in the hamlet of Penrice, Gower, a mile or so from the sea at Oxwich Bay. It was renovated in the late 19th century at the expense of Miss … Continue reading

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Winter Light, Mumbles (SOLD)

This is an oil painting of Bracelet Bay and Mumbles lighthouse in January, 2016. I liked the muted colours of what was a cold, grey, squally day – not untypical of the weather in this part of the world! It’s 12 … Continue reading

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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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Three Cliff Bay & Cefn Bryn

I was attracted to the white silhouette of this impressive lump of carboniferous limestone which constitutes the first and biggest of the three cliffs of Three Cliff Bay. Beyond is Cefn Bryn the more than four-mile-long ridge that forms the … Continue reading

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