Tag Archives: Cowlishaw

… 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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….. Invitation to ….. a Tea Party !!! …..

….. a “Blooming Great” Tea Party,  to celebrate Vintage Tablewares 2nd Birthday & raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care ….. ….. scrumptious homemade (not by me !) cakes, refreshing tea, raffle and lots of exciting stalls and happenings ….. (even a stall … 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 cute little….. Startrite …..? …..

….. Bench Saw machine that caught my eye at Gilberts (Furniture Makers) ….. ….. drawn from  a sketch on-site ….. …..   see Gilberts Blog, here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com ….. Winsor & Newton Watercolours on Bockingford 300 gsm …..

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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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…..Thelma and ……

……no, not Louise !……Alfie the Boxer puppy….. …..Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine 300 gsm watercolour paper.

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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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….”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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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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