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Sir John Hurt Art Prize 2020

It was lovely to learn that one of my paintings has been shortlisted for the Sir John Hurt Art Prize 2020, run by the Holt Festival. “Washing in the Crew Yard” is one of a series of works I completed … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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crossings and down a very long and unlikely single-track concrete road but, eventually, with the additional aid of an out-of-date OS … Continue reading

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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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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 – Days 3, 4 & 5

Mon 15 Oct – Anglia Square This day’s theme was ‘modernising’ and, after being thoroughly spoiled with the Medieval beauty of the city in the days before, I was curious to see this somewhat controversial area of Norwich – a … 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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