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Swansea Open 2023

Delighted to learn that both these paintings I entered for the Swansea Open have been selected. The show runs from this Saturday to April 16 at The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.

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Squally showers kinda day, Rhossili

This is another variation on a viewpoint I’ve painted many times, on the clifftops overlooking the sweep of Rhossili sands with the downs in the background. 12x12inches. Oil on canvas board.

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Two paintings from Cornwall

Rocks on Porthmeor beach, St Ives. 8″x8″. Oil paint on calico laid on panel. Smeaton’s pier, St Ives. 8″x8″. Oil paint on calico laid on panel. Two paintings from a few years back made on a painting trip to Cornwall. … Continue reading

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Spend more time mixing on the palette…

“Spend more time mixing on the palette, and less time touching your painting” Ken Goshen, artist & teacher. Good advice I reckon. It’s something I’ve been trying to get into the habit of doing lately. Before you dive in and … Continue reading

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Some inspiring notes on colour.

To make these three recent paintings, I used a more limited palette than I would usually, retricting myself to cadmium red, alizarin crimson, French ultramarine, cadmium yellow – plus, of course, titanium white. I had read several books where this … Continue reading

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Pobbles & Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Oil on canvas board, 16×16 inches.

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Early evening sun, Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

This is one of a number of paintings that has been hanging around in my studio for some months unfinished. So this week I took it upon myself to finish it, and this is the result. I’ve tried to capture … Continue reading

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New year; new pochade box

My apologies for not having posted anything for three months, the reason being I suffered a bereavement and so painting has been put on hold for a while. However, I am now back in the saddle, and rearing to try … Continue reading

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The Great Tor, Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Yet another painting of The Great Tor, Gower. A beautiful beach, a monumental chunk of limestone – what’s not to like about this place. It’s a subject I never tire of painting. All work is available for sale. Enquiries: pobbles2000@yahoo.com … Continue reading

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Painting my favourite bay

This summer I have spent a lot of time swimming, walking and drawing in this beautiful corner of the Gower Peninsula. This is the Great Tor, the monumental promontory that separates Three Cliffs Bay from the smaller, and lesser known, … Continue reading

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