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- Not many folk have a national organisation next door - just 9 doors away here in Upton in Nottinghamshire is the Museum of Time Keeping and I am delighted they wanted to have my work in the museum shop. They opened again at the end of May and you can visit them on Fridays and Saturdays. It really is an extraordinary place to spend some time! …Explored this classic semi-aerial #Staithes view this morning, with acrylic on cartridge paper. I’ll probably use this as the basis for an oil painting later.Wonderful to be back in #Staithes after such a long interval! Had a beautiful afternoon at the top of Church Lane looking down into the town. Thistles, nettles, cow parsley and honesty seed heads to the side of the pathway caught my attention.This small ‘Roses on Window Sill’ is an arrangement of salmon pink roses, in a jug - a gift from a neighbour - placed against the backdrop of a side-sash window. (oil on canvas, 30x30cm).This small 'Teazel Study' examines 3 dried stems of teazels, upstanding against the light, in tones of ochre and black (oil on canvas, 20x20cm).
Tag Archives: Brasenose College Oxford
This was one of my early workings of the Radcliffe, seen from the end of Brasenose Lane. It was really exciting to get my teeth into this ornamented architectural subject, with so much opportunity to be playful with textures, not … Continue reading
For this composition, I liked the interplay of forms side by side – the slim dark silhouette of the lamp post positioned alongside the silhouetted set of railings of St Mary’s Church, with these railings below and running towards the evaporating mass of the … Continue reading
When most of the crowds had dispersed by a late afternoon in winter, I wandered through the centre of Oxford enjoying watching the sunlight trail its fingertips over some of the buildings, gilding their already warmly coloured limestone walls. At such … Continue reading