Category Archives: watercolour

… 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. £195, more details at Illustration Sheffield … … more about Sheffield Botanical Gardens : here … Continue reading

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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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“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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“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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…”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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… 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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…the best Valentine ? … a Yorkshire one !!

… with Cats, ‘Hounds and a splash of saucy Relish ! … what more could anyone want ?? … … Happy Valentines Day ! …

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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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…at The Club House ! …yes, it’s a busy day at Beauchief Golf Club……

….. my latest Commissioned watercolour painting…… “Beauchief Golf Club – The Club House” …unveiled at the AGM this week. I’m very happy with this painting, which features 7 Lady Golfers, 4 Men….and 6 Hounds ……. all real ! (though not … 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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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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… some Sheffield Classics ……

… my latest painting features several Sheffield Classics – and for the fourth time !…This latest version was a sudden & unexpected request. My first version was back in 2011, and I think it will be a while before I … Continue reading

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…Attention ! …..its Crookes Hardware !…

….yes, here is Teddy, standing to attention ! and selling my “Yorkshire Christmas” cards to raise funds for Labrador Welfare, here in Sheffield….. ….so whilst stocking up on hardware, having keys cut (and most importantly, fussing Teddy,Tommy and Mouse!) stock … Continue reading

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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 taste of India ! …

… at The Mohul…..always a warm welcome, super tasty Indian cuisine …. my local restaurant for more than 20 years ! … not easy to paint it, but happy with the finished result … why not go see it for … Continue reading

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… a Doe ? … a Deer ? ….. no ! its ….

a very small Whippet ! called Gracie, with her owner “B”, in a new painting taking shape…. … at Nether Edge,Sheffield,UK…. …Holbein watercolours on Hahnemuhle Britannia Rough, Panorama block. Painted plein air… #Yearof thedog  #chinesenewyear

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… Tour de Yorkshire … a Cycling Extravaganza …

… my painting of this years TdY, with all my favourite bits … an extravaganza of a painting, 2 and a half months in the making !… …on display at Sharrow Vale Farmers Market, sunday 16th July, and with Souvenir … Continue reading

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…a new panorama.

I began “Abbeydale Streetscape” back in September. I’ve been thinking of tackling this stretch for a while, but it was quite daunting, especially as the buildings at each end are pretty huge. I’m happy with the result, and the original … Continue reading

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