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Watercolour Artist

… at the Brewery ! …. it’s Brewery Dog ! … & helping cats !…

… a very special Commission … very happy with this painting …… …very happy also that the proceds from this work have been shared between 2 cat rescues here in Yorkshire, who help, feed, rescue & rehome abandoned cats, day … Continue reading

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… at the Infant School ! .. very special new painting …

… my latest Commission …. Hunter’s Bar Infant School …. all the people in the painting are “real”, and it celebrates the School winning the TES Environment Award, their many “green” initiatives, and even the “Friendship Bench”….. The painting was … Continue reading

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… at a crossroads ? … it’s Millhouses, Sheffield ! ……

…. a very busy junction in a Sheffield suburb, where some buildings and even a pub, date back over 100 years ! ….. these are the buildings & businesses on the immediate junction …. Limited Edition, Fine Art prints now … Continue reading

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… frames, frames, ……and more frames !…..

…. not just frames ! .. Ready made or bespoke, all colours and a huge selection of mounts….AND prints…and cards !….. and all with the most friendly service, backed up with over 30 years of experience …. this little frame … Continue reading

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.. natas ! …. NATAS !! … its Lisboa !!! ……

… Lisboa, Portuguese Cafe & Patisserie, in Sheffield, UK, that is ! …. Re-opened last friday, after the pandemic & major refurbishment, I have planned to paint this for many years ! A fabulous splash of my favourite colour, this … Continue reading

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… at the Bakery …. it’s Roses ! ….

… dating back to 1940, this little bakery near my home, is a bright icon, in my favourite colour, red ! Seen here with a little pooch who lives nearby and sitting hopefully, waiting for a tasty snack, maybe even … Continue reading

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… Sweet Pea & Hummingbird … and a Welsh Sheepdog ! …

…my latest shop front watercolour is this very tiny shop which sells plants, gifts, cards, and much more ! It’s a real Aladdins Cave ! Some of the smallest Cacti I have ever seen ! Best of all is “Madron”, … Continue reading

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… 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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