Tag Archives: environment

Little starry birds!

I am very thrilled that little images of my birds are now available on the Plas Bodfa website. Follow these links: Stargazing Birds A glimpse into the world of birds, as they look upwards in wonder, gazing at the immensity … Continue reading

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Ancient Copper Landscapes…

Recently I’ve been sketching and painting at Parys Mountain on Anglesey, a desolate area where copper has been mined since Roman times, leaving interesting staining and bleaching on the landscape.  It is colour and form that interests me most at … Continue reading

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Adventures in Photoshop – yes or no?

See how this image pops!  Just been to a Helfa Gelf (the North Wales Open Studio Event – click here to look at their website)  workshop on Photoshop, really good.   Now dithering about whether it’s worth spending money to rent … Continue reading

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Falklands magic

  My visit to the Falklands Islands is now paying off!  Oil on canvas.  This is Rock Hopper Hop!! Rock Hopper Penguins are really charming and comical, and very interested in people. Four Rock Hoppers and a King Cormorant.  This … Continue reading

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Avocet

Have been struggling with this avocet for a time: these are beautiful interesting birds but it’s difficult to make them look good in paint.  This painting has gone through several stages, adding and removing backgrounds and surrounds till I settled … Continue reading

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More and Different

Took some pictures into the Grosvenor Open Art Exhibition today: don’t know whether they’ll be accepted but we live in hope!  Quite pleased with my slightly wind-tousled Mallard however! Also my inquisitive Canada Goose …. I went to Slimbridge Wetlands … Continue reading

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My book is out at last!!

Little Terns and Sea Holly: three summers at Gronant Dunes Exciting day today!  Copies of my new book turned up.  It is an illustrated diary of three summers I spent at Gronant Dunes, Denbighshire, the only nesting site in Wales … Continue reading

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