All posts tagged: watercolour

Cornwall 2022

A lovely half term week spent with friends and five dogs down on the Cornish coast near Hayle. Although I only made small sketches, I was happy to sit on the cliff top overlooking the huge expanse of water and sand that leads from Gwithian […]

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Sheltering under a tree

Well, it was wet but a lovely day painting again. Finished this little tree.JM I’ve spent a little time getting back into observational painting: just so that I don’t lose the knack! I’ve been doing some small water colour sketches around the village where my […]

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Fields with sarsen stones

There is a beautiful field behind our studio with sarsen stones and large trees. I like to spend time there imagining who/what has been there before.┬áJM I’ve spent a little time getting back into observational painting: just so that I don’t lose the knack! I’ve […]

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Jonathan Mansfield

Sketches May 2019

I’ve spent a little time getting back into observational painting: just so that I don’t lose the knack! I’ve been doing some small water colour sketches around the village where my studio is; so I’ll post them on here. Contact me for info on any […]

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Local shapes, seasonal colours

It’s been a busy few months, what with ‘Ancient Landscapes: New Lines’ in Corsham and the City Arts Newbury exhibitions. I’ve been doing more sketching and ‘small scale’ painting in between the shows: watching the season change and the colours darken into summer. Dare I […]

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Exploring Zen Landscapes

I’ve just spent a short while out, walking in the rain, noticing and allowing paint to form shapes and colours of the landscape on paper. No pressure, just letting it all flow naturally. Some of the paper has little ‘inclusions’ (seed, dirt, etc.) which I […]

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