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About neowatercolour

Watercolour Artist

… La Scala ! …. not the Opera ! …..

… La Scala, Italian restaurant, in Sheffield ! …… I started this painting on-street, and was very happy with the result ! … La Scala has been a popular restaurant for over 20 years, and Millhouses has been an ever-changing … Continue reading

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… off to Jaipur …

… I was inspired by the bright orange “Jaipur” truck, just before Christmas, on a grey day in Sheffield …. seen here, driven by Bandit, and with her wing-man, JoJo…. … Jaipur is an IPA, brewed by Thornbridge Brewery, Bakewell, … Continue reading

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“Crumb !” … it’s delicious !! ……

… new Bakery & Pizzeria, opened this week, just down the road from me…… irresistable subject to paint, the lettering, the colours, the Greyhounds nearby ! …. not to mention the aroma’s !…….. Watercolour on Aquafine. See “Crumb” here “Crumb.Sheffield” … Continue reading

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… “We ♥ Blood” …. ! …. Save a Life ….

… a painting inspired by donating my blood this week @ NHS Blood & Transplant, and being reminded that animals can also donate ! @ Pet Blood Bank UK (currently Dogs and Alpacas. Hopefully cats soon – the PBB are … Continue reading

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… a Pigeon walks into a Cafe …

… yes, this really happens, from time to time ! … a bold pigeon will wander in, to the cafe, and peck around for crumbs, until a kind person gently ushers it outside again. I do this, when I’m there. … Continue reading

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“Yuki … City Centre Horticulturalist … Peace Gardens, Sheffield” ….

… I often see “Yuki”, and others, tending the fabulous flowers & plants in the Peace Gardens and other areas around the City Centre. These green spaces can be a sanctuary for many people, including me. The gardens are a … Continue reading

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“Butterfly” … from a chrysalis, a painting ….

… a boutique specialising in lingerie and swimwear …. super friendly and many years of experience, a real Sheffield gem … I am delighted with my painting, featuring smooth haired Dachshund … and a whippet …. Butterfly Lingerie & Swimwear, … Continue reading

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“Little Mesters” … Sheffield… Famous for Steel …

… my latest painting… Inspired by my Grandmother who worked in the Sheffield steel industry, during World War II. Years later, she often talked about the “little mesters”. My Grandfather served in the RAF. My Grans street was bombed, 1940, … Continue reading

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“Thankyou … 11 Hounds and a Feline* …

… *the cat is in charge, obviously” …. a long title for a painting ! …. An important painting for me, specially painted as a Thankyou, for everyone who has supported my artwork, over the years, and especially those who … Continue reading

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“My Favourite Table……”

….. is No. 34, at “New Shoots Coffee Shop”, a fabulous sanctuary – friendly staff, gorgeous food & a great atmosphere. Huge selection of flowers, plants, everything you need for your garden ! @New Leaf Plant Centre, Coal Aston, near … Continue reading

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“Bundespressekonferenz” ! …. with added Hounds…..

…. improvised drawing on “found object” – The Guardian newspaper – with yellow Sharpie and black Bic ballpoint (had forgotten to take my usual drawing equipment with me !) …. …. at New Leaf Plant Cantre & New Shoots Coffee … Continue reading

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“Hero” …

… inspired by all the Heroes who help animals, especially those who rescue cats … … and, the Heroes who help people, in the NHS, and beyond… … and, the Heroes who are trying to save the planet…. “Hero” has … Continue reading

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… Hop … Hop ! … it’s Hopper !! …

…. with Hector the whippet and Two Dachshunds ! …. my latest watercolour … The watercolour is for sale, £245 framed. Thankyou for looking, and Happy Easter ! Link to Hopper, here

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… A Month of Sundays ? …

… is one of a trio of shop fronts that I have painted several times, over the years, as I love their quirkiness and colours… I also love “Frank” the whippet, painted in giant size ! This latest version was … Continue reading

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… “towards … Perfectionery !” ….

… the view from Ecclesall Road, down Hickmott Road, to Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield… Perfectionery Bakers is the green shopfront, in the far, middle distance. A family run business, specialising in artisan vegan bread, confectionery, celebration cakes, sandwiches and much … Continue reading

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A Unique Street ! … its Hickmott, in Sheffield !…

… yes, it’s Hickmott Road. A row of shops that has a unique vibe. Friendly and keeping upbeat, through the pandemic. The food shops and takeaways are open, please call by and support them… … here is my watercolour of … Continue reading

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… lots going on at the Post Office …

… a cute pooch in hi-viz coat, and window motto’s “ThankU Key Workers”, “ThankU NHS”, also a tangled “Black Lives Matter” banner…. … and the real facade – Charles Street, Sheffield S1 : … Thankyou for looking !

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Patatas Fritas !! … its IberiCo, Sheffield !!….

… Sheffields only Spanish Delicatessen !…. watercolour……. IberiCo, 12 Hickmott Road, SharrowVale, Sheffield S11….for more, click here Thankyou for looking !

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… a Brindle, a Blue, and …. Henderson’s Relish …

… a special commission, completed today, just in time for the New Year…. …its special because I rarely take on commissions, but this for a special person who helps rescue cats and we agreed that my fee will be donated … Continue reading

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…”Blood Hound” ?! …….

my first donation today @ NHS Blood Donation … 1 in 4 people need blood during their life ….more info here : http://www.blood.co.uk Thankyou for looking.  

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