All posts tagged: Artists

After the Snow

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the snow we’ve had this March. All the quiet lanes around our village were waist-deep in drifts and the hedges blanketed in snow-tsunami. I have to admit that I couldn’t bring myself to go out and paint during the really cold and […]

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Dulas, February 2018

The second of two paintings completed over a weekend in February (see this post). ‘Dulas’ means blue-black in Welsh and is the name given to the particular slate mined from the Foel Grochan mine. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas (100 cm x 100 cm). […]

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Foel Grochan, February 2018

One of two paintings from a visit to Wales in February 2018 (see this post). ‘Foel Grochan’ is the name of a mountain and associated slate mine. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas (100 cm x 100 cm). £750 plus P&P. To express an interest […]

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Wales, February 2018

I’ve spent a few days in north Wales soaking up the mountains, forests and valleys near the Snowdonia National Park. I have to admit that I adore Wales for all its rugged beauty, and for the communities that thrive among the hills. Its a hard […]

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He’s back

‘Why aren’t you drawing right now?’, ‘What sort of artist ARE you?’, ‘You don’t have anything to say’, ‘You’re too old to make it now’, ‘Who would be interested in THAT?’, ‘You can’t even draw a tree properly’. Ah, the inner critic has arrived again. […]

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September 2017

I’m making the most of the last weeks of warm weather and getting out painting as much as possible. Alton Barnes is a very special place. No matter what time of day or day of the year, I can guarantee that the same view will […]

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