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Plein air painting in oils. Chasing the sky 2015 exclusive preview (Yorkshire)

  Youtube Previews And Demos This video showcases my 2015 series, Chasing the sky, a body of original oil paintings created en plein air (out in the open air) in my county of South Yorkshire. Each art work includes the … Continue reading

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At the field’s edge, new painted series begins!

So a new series begins! I’m very excited to be working on new subject matter and as usual, my plan is to explore the theme for as long as it holds my interest. I’m currently experimenting with size, format, composition … Continue reading

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The great obsession. Painting the old cottage ‘en plein air’.

“What moves men of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.” Eugene Delacroix Now, I’m not trying to say I’m … Continue reading

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I’ve been framed…..Open exhibitions, tips and reasons to enter.

On the 14th of February I made a visit to the Mall Galleries in London to drop of 2 preselected portraits for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, 2015.  Tomorrow, the 17th of February it will be announced … Continue reading

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The Winter Cottage and my Winter Studio.

With Winter setting in, I’m now splitting my painting day into sections. The morning until lunch I am spending outdoors landscape painting, weather permitting. The afternoon I am working in my Winter studio. yesterday I started a series of Rose … Continue reading

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Portrait painting in progress

This year I am determined to enter a number of well known portrait exhibition within the UK. I have now turned my focus to doing just that. Here’s a self-portrait which I started this morning.  Starting a painting is really … Continue reading

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A collaboration….

I was recently recruited to collaborate on an interesting project by Ed Frost, the owner of inthetub.co.uk, a website dedicated to all things bath related. After receiving details of the project, I agreed to work with the team. Ed wanted a … Continue reading

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In the studio…..Framing recent paintings

I’ve been focusing a lot of my time on framing recent oil paintings ready for exhibiting locally. It’s important to put as much love and thought into the framing as it is the actual painting. Over the years, I’ve learnt … Continue reading

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Flood At Sprotbrough Falls, The Rescue

Acrylic on canvas, 75cm x50cm. Painted at the flood scene just before the small barge was dramatically tugged to safety before being overturned by the rising flood waters on the River Don, Sprotbrough Falls.

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