Category Archives: Sheffield – watercolours

… 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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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 Merry Christmas at Mowgli ! Sheffield….. with Hounds galore and 2 cats on a swing !…

… watercolour, 29 x 21 cm. Proceeds will raise funds for Friends Of Ferals (Sheffield)

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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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…5….on No.5…….

….. something different, for a quick interlude…… …….. drawn on found object, Vogue magazine…..

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Coffee … Cake …. and some Cards ….

…. I’m happy to support the Macmillan Coffee Morning fund-raiser, at my local vet – Park Veterinary Hospital, Sheffield – by donating some of my Greeting Cards … … the Coffee Morning is Thursday 15th September, 12 noon – 2pm….details … Continue reading

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… a Cottage and a Choo …

… “Daybell & Choo / The Porter Cottage” original watercolour now on display at The Framery, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield …. … Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine, 34 x 24 cm. 

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… whats got .. Whippets .. Puddings .. and a Tango in Halifax …? …

yes, its YORKSHIRE ! … and here are just some of the delights to be found here … to celebrate Yorkshire Day on 1st August …   … watercolour painting now on display, and for sale, at Wickwire, Nether Edge, … 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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… at the … Curators House …

… in Sheffield Botanical Gardens … watercolour & ink …  

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… Frankly …. My Deer ! …..

361 Abbeydale Road Sheffield  

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… Bread, Cakes ….. and more …

… freshly baked bread, every morning, by Phil at Perfectionery… … call in and see Phil, Lonnie and the crew, and be amazed at their awesome range of Artisan breads, cakes, pies, sandwiches … Special Occasion cakes also made to … Continue reading

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… Interlude … Chat & Chiens Noir …

… meet Hendersons Relish ! Both these paintings are up for Auction, to raise funds for animal rescues that I support … Greyhound Rescue South Yorkshire and Cats Mne (Montenegro) … UPDATE – 15th December – the Auction raised £200 … Continue reading

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… Devonshire Independents …

Devonshire Street hosts many small Independent stores, and part of this street faces demolition as part of a future development. I wanted my painting to capture the unique Spirit of the Street now …

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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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… the Yellowest Shop I ever painted … more Devonshire Independents …

… Syd & Mallorys fantastic clothing Emporium … nicely balanced with Salon W, hair stylists…   Syd & Mallorys Emporium, 162 Devonshire Street, Sheffield S3 7SG On Facebook here Salon W 160 Devonshire Street, web-site :  here

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… more Devonshire Street Independents …featuring a snooze opportunity …

… a lovely white painted brick shop front, at the opposite end of the Street to the previous Green Room, with a very tempting interior …     Natural Bed Company, 168 Devonshire Street, Sheffield S3 7SG On Facebook  here

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… another slice of Independents …

… the next section of my watercolour painting of Devonshire Street – featuring one of the most complex shop name signs I have ever attempted … and possibly the largest collection of Vintage Jewellery, at Filibuster & Booth … Filibuster … Continue reading

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… The Spirit of Independents … Devonshire Street …

Devonshire Street hosts many small Independent stores, and the street faces demolition as part of a future development. I wanted my painting to capture the Spirit of the Street, before its lost.     The Green Room 150 – 154 … Continue reading

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