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Rhossili – weather closing in

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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Worm’s Head, Rhossili

I know I’ve neglected this blog for some time now, so here is a new painting fresh off the easel. I recognise that my style of painting hasn’t changed, and neither has my mental attitude and approach to painting. With … Continue reading

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Late afternoon, Three Cliff Bay, Gower

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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Mewslade, Gower

Mewslade is one of the less accessible bays on the Gower Peninsula, but is also one of the most dramatic, being enclosed by soaring limestone cliffs. The cliff shown in this small oil painting is Thurba Head to the west of the bay. … Continue reading

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Great Tor, Gower

Mist rising with early morning sun trying to break through behind Great Tor, Gower. This is a 12inch square oil painting on canvas board that I made some time ago.

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Pobbles Bay, Gower

The east end of Pobbles Bay, Gower at low tide. It was a showery autumnal day and I liked the way the light was shifting and playing on the cliffs. This is a 10 x 10 inch oil painting on canvas board.

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