Tag Archives: Oil painting

The old Mumbles lifeboat station

This is a plein air painting made recently when I went out with a local group of Swansea artists on a bright but windy September afternoon. It is the old lifeboat station used between 1922-2014 and now replaced by the … Continue reading

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Autumn walk, Caswell

Clouds scudding across the sky in the cool autumnal breeze. Tide out. A good day for dog walking. Oil painting on canvas board, 10 x 12 inches.

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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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Rhossili, Summer Mist

The cliffs and Worms Head at Rhossili, Gower. A small 10 inch square oil painting on canvas mounted on board.

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Two boats

This is a 12 inch square oil painting on canvas mounted on board. It was an opportunity to play with the background – scraping and layering paint to try to build a texture to represent the muddy foreshore. I’m not … 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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