…on the map…

…  “Nether Edge – Panorama with Hounds”. Watercolour & ink on old Nether Edge Ordnance Survey map (1903 Godfrey Edition), 44 x 28 cm…

… the painting is of Nether Edge, with shops & cafes there today, and features some Hound friends…

… it’s been auctioned, and raised a fabulous £200, which has been shared between Friends of Ferals (Sheffield) and Greyhound Trust (Sheffield) ….

…a massive THANKYOU to Bannerdale Osteopaths ! for the winning bid…

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…Thanks everyone !

 

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from Chatsworth …to ChatsWoof ! …..

….. visited the new exhibition at Chatsworth House & Garden last week – “The Dog: A Celebration at Chatsworth”. It was brilliant and I was inspired by their “Dog Walk Map”, to add a few “Hounds” in watercolour & ink…….

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… at the old Post Office…..

…. a favourite painting from a few years ago …. the original Post Office at Nether Edge, with the first Sheffield Cats Shelter van. Seen here, possibly around 1950…….. the old Post Office is currently Wickwire gift shop……..

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…. . now available as fine art prints, at Wickwire, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1RU……..

 

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…a new beginning …

WPNeo1….. snippets from my latest “proper” painting now underway…

a “360° panorama of Weston Park – Western Bank – Childrens Hospital – Sheffield University”…..WPNeo2

I originally planned to do this painting in January 2018, so hoping it will be finished soon !…….

Holbein watercolours on Aquafine.

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… Stars & Stripes ……..

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……. watercolour & ink on found object …….

 

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…Happy “World Book Day”………

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“Cecil* reads Hendersons Relish Cookbook”……… (*Cecil from Sheffield Retired Greyhound Trust,from a few years ago)…….. Happy “World Book Day” everyone !!

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…5….on No.5…….

….. something different, for a quick interlude……

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…….. drawn on found object, Vogue magazine…..

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