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Rhossili village from the cliffs

A view of Rhossili village, Gower, from the cliffs. Low sun on a winter’s afternoon. I was particularly interested in the visual rhythms set up by the geological folds in the limestone rock. An oil painting on canvas mounted on … Continue reading

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A day of showers and sunshine at Rhossili

A Day of sunshine and showers at Rhossili on The Gower Peninsula, south Wales. The tide is out and the prevailing westerly wind is carrying the clouds across the downs. I love it walking these cliffs when it is wild … 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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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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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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Rocky shoreline, Rhossili

Late afternoon sunshine at Rhossili beach with Atlantic waves rolling in. These jagged rocks are to be found on the beautiful and underused beach to the east of the Worms Head. Most people prefer the more familiar long sweep of … Continue reading

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Mist clearing, Rhossili

I think this painting is now finished. I’ve tried not to tighten it up with too much sharp detail to retain that misty feel.

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