Waves On A Beach…

Very much enjoying water-subjects lately and playing with watercolour is always a real pleasure, here both worlds come together. Deep joy 😊

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Exhibition Time…

Soooo…. my exhibition is off to a flying start. So many lovely people all in one place on the opening day, made some sales, some new friends, talked art and life, stayed cool in the air conditioning… It’s been a wonderful couple of days. Will be open all week (Mon-Fri) 10 -5pm if you’re in the neighbourhood come and say Hi…

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Sand and Shells…

very much enjoying having the watercolours out again. My life right now is pretty hectic and having these sorts of paintings on the go is a GREAT way to de-stress and focus on something other than ‘stuff’. Recommended.

Watercolour on Arches 300gsm hot press

11 x 8″

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Small Rocks…

When my sons were very young, they used to collect stones for me, as a sort of love gesture, I saved many of them and kept them in tubs. I pulled out a few out earlier today and painted them, great subjects for finding the hidden little nuances that you wouldn’t normally pay attention to (as with the shells (posted earlier)) each stone is unique…

Recommended.

watercolour on parchment paper 8 1/4 x 11 3/4″

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The Stream…

Here’s a painting (of my children) I’m currently working on, one I’m very much enjoying, due in large part, to the highly detailed nature of the piece., as it’s a present for someone, I wanted it to be a little special. I’m working on it in acrylics at the moment but will switch to oils for technical reasons soon.

Plenty more still left to do, will post it’s progress as I go…

Acrylic on Canvas

23 1/2 x 35 1/2″

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Some progress…

Been working periodically on this one, it’s lovely seeing it come together without a single hitch (touching wood as I say this). Looking forward to doing some more very soon.

oil on canvas.
27 x 20″

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Waterfall- Some Progress…

Really enjoying this one. After working all day on illustrations for clients, it’s a treat to pick up the paints and bash away at something for myself. I’ve recently been inspired to paint landscapes again (I paint nature whenever possible), and using oils has given me a new lease of (artistic) life. Here’s how it looks on my easel right now…

oil on canvas- 27 x 20″

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Dolphins…

I’ve been working on a painting, just a little bit here and there around my commissioned work- this one’s been calling me for a while. Will post more progress as I go. (oil on canvas approx. 23 x 35″)

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Lizard…

I found this old painting on one of my hard drives recently. I painted this one 12 years or so ago using watercolour and gouache. This is the best quality copy I have of it, I’m afraid…

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