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Brandy Cove, Gower

First completed painting of 2020! This is a painting of a secluded cove located half a mile west of Caswell Bay¬†on the Gower Peninsula, which is steeped in history and legend. Brandy Cove gets its name from the days when … Continue reading

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Caswell looking towards Pwlldu Head

Fresh off the easel this is a 10 x 12 inch oil painting on canvas board of Caswell Bay, Gower, with Pwlldu headland in the background. I made it using a limited palette of yellow ochre, ultramarine blue, cadmium red … Continue reading

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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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