Tag Archives: Gower Peninsula

The loosening up process.

This is a follow up to my blog entry a few weeks ago, Painting and Gardening, posted 5 June. It’s the development from the underpainting of Rhossili. As you can see the square format is no more! To my eyes … Continue reading

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Solitary Winter Swimmer at Langland, Gower

I’m currently working on a series of coastal paintings that focus on clouds. I am enjoying exploring the subtle greys and the rhythms of the ever changing cloud formations, attempting to re-create the atmosphere I experienced on that particular day. … Continue reading

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South Gower coast, morning light

Looking down from the cliff tops at the south Gower coast with Tor Bay in the foreground and the Great Tor proudly jutting out into the Bristol Channel. The tide is high with the cliffs silhouetted against the morning sun. … Continue reading

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The Great Tor, Three Cliff Bay, Gower (SOLD)

I have painted this monumental piece of rock many times, but previously always in watercolour. This is my first oil painting of the subject from this viewpoint. The Great Tor is the limestone promontory that effectively separates Three Cliff Bay … 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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Dog walker, Swansea Bay

This local beach is a favourite among dog walkers. Although I do not have a dog myself, this has become one of my routine walks since the lockdown started. I have found that the restriction of being allowed only to … Continue reading

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The Old Rectory, Rhossili

Built around the mid-nineteenth century, The Old Rectory has had an intriguing past – from its role as a base for radar workers during the Second World War, to starring in the hit TV series Torchwood, and of course the … Continue reading

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Across Swansea Bay to Mumbles

Mumbles lighthouse, pier and lifeboat station looking across the Swansea Bay from West Cross. Swansea Bay has the second highest tidal range in the world. At each low tide, a large expanse of seashore is uncovered. This area of the … Continue reading

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Morning walk, Bracelet Bay, Mumbles

Finished this morning. Mumbles lighthouse from Bracelet Bay. A milky sun breaking through morning cloud. 10 x 10 inches oil on canvas board.

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