… The Orangery … at Chatsworth …

… a Plein Air study … not entirely happy with it because the paper was a bit of a scrag end and too absorbent …

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… but if nothing else, it was good practice, painting on-site and tackling a huge subject …

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…Summer Sunflowers…at The Rising Sun…

…  amazing sunflowers every summer …

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…at The Rising Sun, Abbey Lane, Sheffield …

… Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine … this original painting will be on display at Nether Edge Farmers Market, Sunday 19th March …

… and Thankyou to Pubs in Sheffield for allowing me to use their super photos …

 

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… Chat Noir …and a Tail of Two … Hendersons ….

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… I’m very happy to announce that my “Chat Noir meets Henderson’s Relish” watercolour is now being used to raise funds for TWO cat rescue organisations … originally designed to help Cats Mne (Montenegro)… and now, from last week it will also help 8 Lives Cat Rescue, here in Sheffield … read the full story : here

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… the Result …and Merry Christmas …

… my auction of “Hound with Orange Eyes” raised £125, to be shared between Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund and Cats Mne(Montenegro) ….. Thankyou to the bidders and everyone who supported this event … including Caffe Nero, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield (who are dog-friendly), and hosted the handover to the Winning Bidder – Demi Brae, retired greyhound ….. seen here 🙂

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… Merry Christmas and  A Happy New Year to everyone !

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…Hound with Orange Eyes …

… my original watercolour … is being auctioned to raise funds for Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund and Cats Mne (Montenegro) … the painting will be on display at Nether Edge Farmers Market, sunday 11th December 11 – 3 pm and the auction ends at 12 noon on monday 12th December 2016… the painting is approx. 66 cm tall, 85 cm framed..

Thanks Everyone !mehound

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…a new panorama.

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I began “Abbeydale Streetscape” back in September. I’ve been thinking of tackling this stretch for a while, but it was quite daunting, especially as the buildings at each end are pretty huge. I’m happy with the result, and the original watercolour can be seen on sunday 11th December at Nether Edge Farmers Market. Limited edition prints will also be available.

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… Plein Air …

… out on the street at Nether Edge, Sheffield, this week …picmonkey-collage

… and the finished painting …

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… a special Thankyou to Wickwire, Cafe #9, The Studio, Moss & Clover, Zeds …. and everyone for being friendly and supportive !

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