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… Frankly …. My Deer ! …..

361 Abbeydale Road Sheffield  

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… even more …

… “Rare & Racy” … the completed watercolour … … Limited Edition Fine Art prints are available ….. … I’m hoping development plans don’t go ahead. They would mean the demolition of this shop, and others. And losing the Phlegm … 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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….. state-of-the-art ! … Hoover … and Lamp (needs re-wiring !) …..

….. two sketches from last weekend …..  ….. both these unusal, vintage items are on display (with many others !)at Gilbert & Sons, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield S11 8XD …..

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….. a Witch, a Clown, ….. and a Dedication …..

…. to Ginny, the Collie Dog in this painting, who sadly passed away last week, aged around 19 ….. ….. Ginny belonged to Gilbert & Sons, who have been a tremendous support to me and my artwork over the last … Continue reading

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….. The Other Half ….. (Whippet in Purple Coat, Part 2)…..

….. the finished painting, “Cowlishaw Corner”, which will be on display in the Winter Gardens from Monday, 13 May …………. 

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….. a Whippet in Purple …..

….. seen here, in a work in progress ….. (and the whippet was really wearing the purple coat) ….. ….. hopefully, weather permiting (which it hasn’t been so far this year)….. I will be outside Gilberts tomorrow, painting, and with … Continue reading

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…..stargazing…..

….. a brilliant piece of scientific kit that caught my eye…… ….see the real telescope here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com

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…A New Arrival……

…… its Ethel, the Baby Elephant, who joins Giraffes, Gecko’s,  Rhinos, Mermaids at Gilberts……. ……Ethel is also over on a new “sister” blog (temporary 🙂 until Paula of Gilberts takes over the Hot Seat) …..see it here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com

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…. A bit too …….plein air……

……today,perhaps…..very windy…..at least my easel stayed upright this time, but my paintbox blew completely over (twice), so as well as the cat hairs, I now have bits of grit in the watercolour pans… Nice !….”authentic” maybe……    

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….”Keeping My Eyes on You”……

……is the watercolour which had a tremulous start, plein air (see “Big Innovation” 9th September post), but has, amazingly,come to fruition…… …….its not clear in this painting who – the Giraffe, or the Gecko, is keeping an eye on who !  – maybe … Continue reading

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Big Innovation !……Two Giraffes……..AND……a Movie……

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………well, a slide-show !…… of plein air painting again yesterday……..(despite having a very painful, possibly broken, Big Toe, too), watch it here, (click on the “11 photos” link above) : ……..and still breezy   🙂   Superb photos (especially the tremendous aerial shots !) all … Continue reading

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Cute French Bulldog……..

……..”Fifi”…..will be with me tomorrow, along with some of my other watercolours, outside Gilberts (next door to the Lescar) on SharrowVale Road, 11 am – 2pm (*)……where I will also be attempting a Plein Air streetscene watercolour…… * unless I faint in … Continue reading

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I couldn’t resist ..!…………Scooby Doo………

………Where Are You ?!………right here at the Farmers Market a few weeks ago………collecting funds for Hospital Radio which is run solely by volunteers and relies on donations……… ………this chap was dressed as Scooby all day ! Brilliant ! ………I think … Continue reading

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Just Behind this Rhinoceros……….

……..is where I hope to be this sunday,15th July……in front of Gilbert & Sons, at the Farmers Market, SharrowVale…… …….. a big Thankyou to Paula, John and Barry of Gilbert & Sons, who have been so kind and helpful…… ……..this painting, hot off the easel, will … Continue reading

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