… Day 2 …

… just when I started the Creative Lettering Kourse (sic) at Sketchbook Skool …. along came an “opportunity” I didn’t expect, or want. Luckily I had a single piece of paper  (very unusual, and as it turned out, the right texture and absorbency) courtesy of Postcard Cafe, and my Parker Roller Ball, one of my favourite pens, of over 30 years trusty service …..

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… gouache added later….

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… Tour de Yorkshire … a Cycling Extravaganza …

… my painting of this years TdY, with all my favourite bits … an extravaganza of a painting, 2 and a half months in the making !…

…on display at Sharrow Vale Farmers Market, sunday 16th July, and with Souvenir Posters available. To celebrate the HSBC UK City Ride, a stones throw away, on Ecclesall Road, the A3, digital print,Limited Edition posters are a special celebratory price of just £10 each … Posters also available at The Framery, Sharrow Vale Rd, from now…

TdY Small 2… lots of my original watercolour paintings, prints, postcards, and new greeting cards also available too … hope to see you there !       #TDY

 

 

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… New ! …Dr.Blots’ Guide to Life …..

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… Le Chat … Orange …….

… meets … more Orange … and some Black …..ChatOrangeFBk

… painting on show at Nether Edge Farmers Market, sunday 18th June (see Upcoming Events for details) … hoping it will raise funds for homeless street cats in Montenegro …

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… 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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