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Two under-cooked paintings

Oil on stretched canvas, 24 x 16 inches Oil on canvas on board, 24 x 12.5 inches I have ‘let go’ of both these paintings sooner than I normally would. This follows on from the point I was making in … Continue reading

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Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Another painting of the ever popular Three Cliffs Bay, Gower. This is has been hanging around the studio unfinished for a while, so yesterday I decided to get it done and posted. The tide is out, and the river winds … Continue reading

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Two contrasting paintings of sand, sea and sky

These are two recent paintings of basically the same subject matter of sand, sea and sky. In the one above I have used a rather ‘sweet’ colour palette of greens, blues, mauves and ochres, whereas the one below is rather … Continue reading

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Calm summer afternoon, Rhossili.

My goal for a long time now has been to paint looser, to allow the paint to do the work and to just let the paint be, to let go sooner. Simplify, simplify, simplify. I am trying to think in … Continue reading

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Summer morning walk, Three Cliffs Bay.

I finished this today – the paint is still wet! The picture is not yet framed. In the photograph the painting has been place over an existing framed painting, and is a ‘serving suggestion’ only. Oil painting on canvas board … Continue reading

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Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Yet another painting of Three Cliffs Bay fresh off the easel – well, it is my local playground and it is one of the most picturesque beaches in Wales! 30x30cm oil on canvas board

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The Great Tor, Three Cliff Bay, Gower (SOLD)

I have painted this monumental piece of rock many times, but previously always in watercolour. This is my first oil painting of the subject from this viewpoint. The Great Tor is the limestone promontory that effectively separates Three Cliff Bay … Continue reading

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Rhossili Cliffs from the Beach

The majestic limestone cliffs rising about 200feet above Rhossili beach, with the tidal island of Worm’s Head in the distance. The Gower Peninsula was the UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a rather larger painting than … Continue reading

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Mumbles lighthouse & Bracelet Bay

I have been told on more than one occasion that my paintings tend to be ‘understated’ – probably a reflection of the British climate, and particularly the Welsh climate, and possible my own personality as well. The sun is shining … Continue reading

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Early morning sun, Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

An oil painting made in ‘one hit’ yesterday, from drawings and photographs taken some years ago. It’s a subject I’m so familiar with that I could really paint it from memory! It was early on a balmy summer morning. The … Continue reading

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