Friday, July 19, 2013


Spent  a good couple of hours with Tom Hughes painting the Gorge from near Clifton Suspension Bridge.
The second work from that vantage point. The light had been good but  went a bit flat in the late afternoon.

Newgale Sands, Pembrokshire

A sunny blustery day.
Ink drawing and Watercolour.  Partially painted with a Chinese calligraphy brush 
16" x 8" (Sold)

Saturday, July 13, 2013

I'm running a day  'plein air painting' course "Painting Ancient oaks"  at Great Chalfield Manor on 22nd July, to paint mainly trees. (places are still available  - Hope the weather is  as good as today!)  
Details can also be found on my painting website

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Two studies of the Thames : Waterloo Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge

Done last 2011, the Shard not yet finished. Both times it was extremely windy, wind gusting up the river and very hard work. These feel like they need  a lot more practise.    (Top 14" x 10"  -    Lower 12" x 10" Oil on panel)