Category Archives: Dogs

“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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“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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… 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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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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…fancy some Phở ? … then try Nam Song, Sheffield …

… Nam Song, in the new Dyson Place, off SharrowVale Road, Sheffield S11 …. …watercolour…..

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… “Fox Face” …

… watercolour.  Inspired after needing help & advice for an injured fox. Thankyou to The Fox Man for quick and excellent help, advice, and sending medication… …find The Fox Man, here …. Please support and donate if you can, to … Continue reading

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… at the Botanical Gardens …

… its “The Park-Keepers Lodge” … with Suki the Iggy (Italian Greyhound) & family … … Holbein Watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine, 36 x 28 cm. More details at Illustration Sheffield … … more about Sheffield Botanical Gardens : here Thankyou … Continue reading

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… had an accident !?? … then you need …

… Accident Solicitors Direct ! … … my latest Commission, Watercolour on The Langton, Daler-Rowney, 300 gsm. Features Archie the English Bulldog….           Accident Solicitors Direct : accident claims and personal injury solicitors, over 35 years … Continue reading

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“Night Hawk” …

…with a salute to all who help animals – cats, dogs, all creatures – Thankyou ! …               … watercolour, 20 x 70 cm… Thankyou for looking !  

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… At the Bakehouse …

… I started painting this, before the current lockdown. Scenes like this feel a long way off now … … Forge Bakehouse, Abbeydale, Sheffield … … more about Forge Bakehouse : here … Thankyou for looking …  

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“2.6” …..

…my painting for the “2.6 Challenge”… Today would have been the famous London Marathon, which many Charities rely on, for their annual fund-raising. However, the Marathon obviously cannot take place due to Covid19. The 2.6 Challenge attempts to raise funds … Continue reading

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…”Rainbow … & Grey” …

…. a Rainbow – for all those helping others – whether helping humans or animals – in the Coronavirus pandemic … … watercolour on textured mountboard …

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… Feline Tattoo ! …

… Feline Tattoo, 8 Hickmott Road, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8QF, UK… … Watercolour on Aquafine, 30 x 40 cm … … Fine Art Prints available shortly … … to see Feline Tattoo Studio on Facebook, click here  : FelineTattooStudio …Thankyou … Continue reading

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… a Revolution ?? … then it must be … Sheffield !! …

…. yes, Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road…     Watercolour painting 2020 (from photo references 2010) ….. the coffee shop itself closed many years ago…. Commissioned painting. Thankyou for looking !

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…the best Valentine ? … a Yorkshire one !!

… with Cats, ‘Hounds and a splash of saucy Relish ! … what more could anyone want ?? … … Happy Valentines Day ! …

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…at the Bookshop…..literally ! ……

… my Weston Park – Western Bank 360 Panorama (which features Blackwell’s Bookshop) – is now available (Fine Art Prints and Greeting Cards) at Blackwell’s Bookshop, Sheffield !! ….. …… the painting also includes : The Childrens Hospital, Sheffield University … Continue reading

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