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- Grateful for a recent little flurry of painting sales at @staithes_gallery starting with this view of 'Cow Bar Nab & North Side at Staithes' (oil on canvas, 76x76cm) - in this case it was lovely to get a message from the buyers explaining why it is so special to them (a long familial link to the place, with memories of swimming in this spot).Its always good to sell work - and having not long come back from a painting week in Norfolk, it feels apposite to hear that this one is off to a new owner. "Moored boats (Blakeney)", Oil on canvas, 51x51cm - many thanks to gallerist @billtickner at the Saffron Walden Gallery.My piece, 'Approaching the Norman Gate', from the En Plein Air Windsor & Eton Platinum Jubilee event with @visitwindsoruk at @windsor.castle yesterday - a long and full on, but satisfying, day painting from 9:30am to finish just ahead of 4pm, all the way through cheerfully looked after by the team of volunteer Royal Borough Ambassadors.Find myself at @windsor.castle for the day as part of the En Plein Air Windsor and Eton - Platinum Jubilee event with @VisitwindsorukLast week was so busy I didn't manage to post all of the work I did as part of @PaintOutNorfolk #PON2022 - this was from Tuesday (the hottest day), when I worked at @creakeabbey. I had to give in at midday, retreating to my airbnb to escape the heat of the afternoon - but went back in the evening to finish it. Beautiful location ...
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Category Archives: Cornwall
I have five works as part of a ‘pop up’ exhibition entitled ‘Art for Youth Sheffield‘ at the Millenium Gallery in Sheffield. Its on just until this Sunday and sales commission goes to UK Youth – a youth development charity. The … Continue reading
Yesterday I delivered paintings to the Thoresby Gallery for my solo exhibition, ‘Light & Line in the Landscape‘, which starts on Tuesday. Cynthia has been hanging the paintings today, alongside a small selection of my ceramic sculptural works. There are … Continue reading
This is one of a group of paintings I’ve been working on of ‘The Crowns’ engine houses at Botallack in Cornwall. I love this highly vertiginous viewpoint of the remains. Its a view that has led me to experiment with … Continue reading
Worked on three views of St Ives based around Smeaton’s Pier. The first, using a triptych of canvases, is looking back down the pier towards The Wharf. Quite pleased with the colour and texture in the composition. For the second view I thought … Continue reading