Category Archives: Sheffield – watercolours

.. a Parade of Shops and The Waggon & Horses …new 360° Panorama ! …

… at Millhouses, Sheffield ….. the shops & businesses are on Terminus Road (a terminus of “first generation” electric trams, phased out in the 1950’s) … … the Waggon & Horses pub, opposite, is over 100 years old, and has … 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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.. 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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… 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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… 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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