Category Archives: Landscapes

Smaller Pieces

I have been working on some smaller compositions this Autumn. Compressing my method of work has been a challenging but useful process for making spontaneous plein air works. Some of these smaller pieces will be at my open studio this … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Day 2

Our theme for the Sunday (14 Oct) sessions of Paint Out Norwich was the Medieval townscape, for which Norwich is renowned – we were directed to the Cathedral area and Elm Hill for the day. Morning Session – I found … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Day 1

With the Paint Out Norwich competition concluded I’ve spent a couple of days recovering before typing up my hand-written notes. I wanted to say a little about some of my  paintings and thought I would do some short blog pieces … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018

I am taking part in the ‘Paint Out Norwich 2018‘ en plein air painting competition along with 35 other artists. We started on Saturday with three sessions (morning, afternoon and nocturne) on each of Saturday & Sunday and continue with … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2017

On Thursday I returned home after taking part in Paint Out Norwich 2017 – a 3-day, juried, en plein air art event involving 35 artists (as part of Norfolk’s Hostry Festival). The whole experience was exhilarating and a really good … Continue reading

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Buxton Spa Prize Exhibition

Earlier this week I delivered two paintings and a sketchbook to the Green Man Gallery in Buxton, as submissions for this year’s Buxton Spa Prize. The exhibition of entries runs from 1-31 July (The Green Man Gallery is at Hardwick … Continue reading

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Painting in the Orchard

Yesterday, having planned an afternoon of plein air painting on this hottest of days, I found a heavily shaded spot under one of my favourite Bramley apple trees. Working in watercolour on a 22″ x 30″ sheet of Saunders Waterford,  … Continue reading

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Painting Cambridge

Here is the first in a new series of paintings based around Cambridge, and which I have been preparing over the winter. The Mathematical Bridge springing from Queens College is the focus of this composition. I enjoyed the simple structural … Continue reading

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Southwell Minster Winter Fair

Its the Southwell Minster Winter Fair this Saturday (5th Nov). I will have a stall there and be showing some of my work from this year, including this painting of the Minster – a view from Bishop’s Drive. I will … Continue reading

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Peterhouse from Trumpington Street, Cambridge

This painting is currently in the Barn Gallery at Patchings Art Centre (to 10 April). Its a view along Trumpington Street in Cambridge with the buildings of Peterhouse on the left.  For me the scene has an air about it of … Continue reading

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