Tag Archives: oil painting

Guillemot time

I had a super visit to South Stack on Anglesey a week or so ago.  It was a good time to go as it was late in the season, and the fledglings had left the nest, so there were a … 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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Spring news

  Really busy with admin work for a local art society at the moment, but somehow I’m finding that having to struggle to make time to do my own work inspires creativity.  I was struck by a rather tatty looking … 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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Well here is one..

Following my ‘new impetus’ decision at the start of the year, here is the first painting, not completed yet.  Although not a completely new approach, nevertheless it represents a  development in terms of mark making …. Also I now have … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping!

With a frightening 5 weeks to Christmas, frantic painting of robins has been happening at the Sea Holly studio.  There are stars and bauble-shaped tree decorations (on papier maché) and images on lovely honey coloured slices of leylandii wood, provided by … Continue reading

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Good start!!

Well, I sold three pictures before the exhibition at Galeri Betws y Coed even opened!!  They make a nice triptych, I think!  Check out the gallery here: http://www.galeribetwsycoed.co.uk/home/ Still reeling with the pleasure!  Three black headed gulls flapped off to … Continue reading

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