Category Archives: Sheffield – watercolours

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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…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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… a day at the Works … (panoramic painting ) …..

    …. an almost 360 degree view of Cowlishaw Works, a small community of artisans and crafts-people, behind Gilbert & Sons, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield….. painted from over 40 photos (some shown below) ….            

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… A Piece of Sheffield History …..

…is my first painting of 2015. I’m hoping that this historic building will be preserved by Sheffield University, now that Hendersons have moved to new premises… …many people have requested I do a painting of this factory (Leavygreave Road), and … Continue reading

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