Tag Archives: Oil painting

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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Dennis hits Mumbles, 16.2.20 (SOLD)

This is the view of Mumbles Head from Bracelet Bay car park – the view that most people are familiar with, and the one where I’ve sat in the comfort of my car to draw many times. Sometimes the rain … Continue reading

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Low tide, Rhossili cliffs

  A painting made from sketches done on the spot last summer. I wanted to convey the drama and enormity of these cliffs by including tiny figures walking the cliff tops and on the beach below. Oil painting on professional … Continue reading

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Rhossili cliffs and Worm’s Head

  Finished this morning. A 10.5 x 16 inches oil painting of Rhossili and Worms Head on canvas board.    

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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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