Category Archives: Galleries & Events

Rabbit Hole Day (Harley Open 2020)

This piece was selected to be part of the Harley Open 2020 exhibition, which runs from Saturday 1 August to 1 November, 2020. It was amongst the first paintings I made during the Coronovirus lockdown days at the end of … Continue reading

Posted in en plein air, Events, Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 8 (Trowse & Prizes)

A couple of day’s after the event (I was really tired when it finished), here is my account of the final day of the Paint Out Norfolk 2020 event. The painting locations for the last day were narrowed to the … Continue reading

Posted in Awards & Prizes, en plein air, Norwich, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 7 (St Benets)

For today’s Paint Out Norfolk session, I went off-piste and followed my nose to a site called St Benet’s Abbey on the river Bure in the Norfolk Broads. Once again my Sat Nav was very ‘creative’ but I arrived eventually. … Continue reading

Posted in en plein air, Events, Norfolk, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020, St Benets | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 6 (Wells-next-the-Sea)

Wells-next-the-Sea is an old favourite of mine, with its many distinctive features and so I was delighted that this was one of the options for our sixth day of plein air locations. By the time I’d arrived the sun was … Continue reading

Posted in en plein air, Norfolk Coast, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020, Wells-Next-The-Sea | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 5 (Burgh Castle)

My Sat Nav took me on a merry dance this morning, taking me over several rather daunting self-service level crossings and down a very long and unlikely single-track concrete road but, eventually, with the additional aid of an out-of-date OS … Continue reading

Posted in Burgh Castle, en plein air, Norfolk, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 4 (Cromer)

The weather forecast for Sunday (19 July) was unpromising but we were bidden to various parts of the coast regardless. I chose Cromer, arriving in inclement conditions, donning wet weather clothing and set off around the town to find an … Continue reading

Posted in Cromer, en plein air, Norfolk, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 3 (Norwich)

Today’s cluster of Paint Out Norfolk locations were the ‘green spaces’ of the county town – I arrived in Norwich a little later than planned and headed for the Cathedral Quarter, knowing I’d find something of architectural interest. I settled … Continue reading

Posted in en plein air, Events, Norfolk, Norwich, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 2 (Winterton-on-Sea)

Today we journeyed east (from Norwich) and found ourselves amongst the sand dunes and marram grass of Winterton on Sea. I arrived early, before the beach car park opened for business and (parking temporarily in the village) set off to … Continue reading

Posted in en plein air, Events, Norfolk Coast, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 1 (Surlingham)

I’m taking part in Paint Out Norfolk again. We arrived on site today at Whitlingham Country Park  for a 9.00am socially distancing meeting in the open air. Old acquaintances were warmly met and new participants greeted. New Covid 19 dictated … Continue reading

Posted in en plein air, Norfolk, Paint Out, Paint Out Norfolk 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Upton Virtual Studios: 30-31 May, 2020

2020 is proving a difficult year for everyone! For artists such as me, with art galleries closed and arts events cancelled because of the covid-19 pandemic, there has been a huge effect on the showing and selling of art work. … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Open Studios | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment