Category Archives: Nature

… “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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“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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…”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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from Chatsworth …to ChatsWoof ! …..

….. visited the new exhibition at Chatsworth House & Garden last week – “The Dog: A Celebration at Chatsworth”. It was brilliant and I was inspired by their “Dog Walk Map”, to add a few “Hounds” in watercolour & ink……. … Continue reading

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…The Christmas Fiddle……

…. 27th December 2018, at Beauchief Golf Club, Sheffield…….watercolour

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…Yorkshire Christmas…a Resounding Result ! …..

…sales from my “Yorkshire Christmas” (cards & auction of the artwork) have raised a Grand Total of …. £400 ! Phenomenal !! This will be donated to Friends of Ferals – who feed,rescue,treat and sometimes even manage to find homes … Continue reading

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… A to Z … from Allotments to Zeds …..

… my A to Z of Nether Edge, Sheffield …… here are some snippets in a slideshow ….. A3 posters available, from Wickwire at Nether Edge, £10 each, whilst stocks last…..

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…Happy ….. Yorkshire Day …..

… 1st August……  

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… Blossoms… and …

… an Italian Greyhound… … inspired by a visit to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital yesterday … … watercolour 3″ x 5″ …

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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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.. Limited Edition….. Greyhounds … and Relish …..

It was great today to see these special edition bottles of the famous Sheffield icon, Hendersons Relish. I was asked to design the label, to promote Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund, and raise awareness of the plight of greyhounds needing to … Continue reading

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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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….. In The Park …..

…. the small Italian Greyhound in the tartan coat is one of my favourites, called Cracker ….. he was once sheltering from the rain by wearing a Tesco carrier bag …..

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….. this Grumpy Cat …..

…. was on the main AOL news page on monday…..  ….. see more Tardar Sauce (Grumpy Cats real name) ….. here : http://www.grumpycats.com

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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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