Category Archives: Natural History

… 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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…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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… a very long street painting …

… featuring over 20 shops, cafes, pubs, hairdressers, even a bowling green … the painting is over 1/2 a metre long (53 x 16 cm)…   … “Nether Edge Streetscape” … Limited Edition prints now available at Wickwire, Nether Edge … Continue reading

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… the Rarest Shop … a true Devonshire Independent …

  … and probably my favourite. Not just for the stunningly unique frontage (with the Phlegm “Bookworm”) but for selling books. Actual books ! not e-versions. two whole floors of Books, Records – vinyl records ! – CD’s, Art & … Continue reading

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…when a painting is a surprise … (…aka Moss & Clover) …

…view the slideshow …. ….. more about Emma and Moss & Clover, here :  Moss & Clover … ….. and thankyou to Postcard Cafe for superb photographs ….. for more, please click here : Postcard Cafe   ….. and finally ! … Continue reading

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… there is nothing like a Dane …..

….. a Great Dane, in this case 🙂  …..another “daily sketch” from a photo in a magazine ….. ….. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Archival Mountboard

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….. Buddleia & Butterfly …..

….. a quick sketch of “something different” as its my birthday, seen this afternoon in my garden.

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….. Bee in a Box …..

….. small still-life ….. ….. of a unique, hand carved wooden bee, Made in Sheffield, by Nick Hunter ….. and an antique badge, in a matchbox …..   see more of Nicks work, including superb Birds, here :  http://nickhunterwoodcarver.wordpress.com/

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…..One of My Favourite……

…..Books….. …..for beautiful illustrations and superb information ( ? did you know a Robins heart beats over 1,000 times a minute !?) , by an artist whose work has been a true inspiration for me …..and, I do think….. ….. Birds are Brilliant 🙂  …… … Continue reading

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…..stargazing…..

….. a brilliant piece of scientific kit that caught my eye…… ….see the real telescope here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com

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….Egg Box…..

 

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…Not a Greyhound…..and not called Sandy…..

Selkie the Lurcher, Nether Edge …..Last sunday at the farmers market, I spotted a greyhound with a distinctive collar, like the one featured in my Nether Edge 360 painting….. …..Brilliantly, it is definitely the very dog ! who is actually a Lurcher, and is called “Selkie” . She … Continue reading

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