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Sketches from Nerja

These are a few sketches I made on a recent trip to Nerja in Andalucia in southern Spain. The square where I sat was busy and full of sounds and movement with people coming and going, and a violinist playing … Continue reading

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Rhossili – weather closing in

This painting was worked up from the initial sketch reproduced below. In many ways I like the unadulterated rawness of the sketch. There’s always a danger of over-working a painting, refining it and and putting in too much detail leaving … Continue reading

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Oil sketch, Porthmeor Beach

A small, 15-minute sketch of rocks on Porthmeor Beach from my recent visit to St Ives, Cornwall. Oil on canvas board, 20cm square.

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