Category Archives: Shops

… 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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“Crumb !” … it’s delicious !! ……

… new Bakery & Pizzeria, opened this week, just down the road from me…… irresistable subject to paint, the lettering, the colours, the Greyhounds nearby ! …. not to mention the aroma’s !…….. Watercolour on Aquafine. See “Crumb” here “Crumb.Sheffield” … Continue reading

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… a Pigeon walks into a Cafe …

… yes, this really happens, from time to time ! … a bold pigeon will wander in, to the cafe, and peck around for crumbs, until a kind person gently ushers it outside again. I do this, when I’m there. … Continue reading

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“Yuki … City Centre Horticulturalist … Peace Gardens, Sheffield” ….

… I often see “Yuki”, and others, tending the fabulous flowers & plants in the Peace Gardens and other areas around the City Centre. These green spaces can be a sanctuary for many people, including me. The gardens are a … Continue reading

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“Butterfly” … from a chrysalis, a painting ….

… a boutique specialising in lingerie and swimwear …. super friendly and many years of experience, a real Sheffield gem … I am delighted with my painting, featuring smooth haired Dachshund … and a whippet …. Butterfly Lingerie & Swimwear, … Continue reading

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“My Favourite Table……”

….. is No. 34, at “New Shoots Coffee Shop”, a fabulous sanctuary – friendly staff, gorgeous food & a great atmosphere. Huge selection of flowers, plants, everything you need for your garden ! @New Leaf Plant Centre, Coal Aston, near … Continue reading

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… Hop … Hop ! … it’s Hopper !! …

…. with Hector the whippet and Two Dachshunds ! …. my latest watercolour … The watercolour is for sale, £245 framed. Thankyou for looking, and Happy Easter ! Link to Hopper, here

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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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… “towards … Perfectionery !” ….

… the view from Ecclesall Road, down Hickmott Road, to Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield… Perfectionery Bakers is the green shopfront, in the far, middle distance. A family run business, specialising in artisan vegan bread, confectionery, celebration cakes, sandwiches and much … 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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… lots going on at the Post Office …

… a cute pooch in hi-viz coat, and window motto’s “ThankU Key Workers”, “ThankU NHS”, also a tangled “Black Lives Matter” banner…. … and the real facade – Charles Street, Sheffield S1 : … Thankyou for looking !

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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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… had an accident !?? … then you need …

… Accident Solicitors Direct ! … … my latest Commission, Watercolour on The Langton, Daler-Rowney, 300 gsm. Features Archie the English Bulldog….           Accident Solicitors Direct : accident claims and personal injury solicitors, over 35 years … Continue reading

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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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“2.6” …..

…my painting for the “2.6 Challenge”… Today would have been the famous London Marathon, which many Charities rely on, for their annual fund-raising. However, the Marathon obviously cannot take place due to Covid19. The 2.6 Challenge attempts to raise funds … Continue reading

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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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… a Revolution ?? … then it must be … Sheffield !! …

…. yes, Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road…     Watercolour painting 2020 (from photo references 2010) ….. the coffee shop itself closed many years ago…. Commissioned painting. Thankyou for looking !

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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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…on the map…

…  “Nether Edge – Panorama with Hounds”. Watercolour & ink on old Nether Edge Ordnance Survey map (1903 Godfrey Edition), 44 x 28 cm… … the painting is of Nether Edge, with shops & cafes there today, and features some … Continue reading

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… at the old Post Office…..

…. a favourite painting from a few years ago …. the original Post Office at Nether Edge, with the first Sheffield Cats Shelter van. Seen here, possibly around 1950…….. the old Post Office is currently Wickwire gift shop…….. …. . … Continue reading

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