Category Archives: Norfolk Coast

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

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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

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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

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Paint Out Norfolk 2019

This is my account of Paint Out Norfolk (Sainsbury Centre) 2019, which ran from 1-5 July, with the exhibition private view and prize giving held on 5 July, and the exhibition running from 6-7 July, 2019. Monday (1 July) – … Continue reading

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Wells-next-the-Sea

I was delighted to learn that this work has been shortlisted for the Sir John Hurt Art Prize and will be in the ‘Exhibition of Shortlisted Works’ at this year’s Holt Festival (22–30 July at the Auden Theatre in Holt). … Continue reading

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Sketches of Wells-next-the-Sea

Here is another painting composition I have been working on in my Norfolk series. This side of The Quay at Wells tends to be dominated by The Granary. Its gantry creates a striking cantilevered form with delicate supporting girders tracing … Continue reading

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Sketches of Wells-next-the-Sea

This morning I started exploring some compositions for a painting I want to make of Wells in Norfolk. In this sketch I’ve been working in watercolour.     Several sketches later, this feels like a more interesting perspective from which … Continue reading

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Art for Youth, Sheffield

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

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