Tag Archives: Farmers Market

…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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…Hound with Orange Eyes …

… my original watercolour … is being auctioned to raise funds for Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund and Cats Mne (Montenegro) … the painting will be on display at Nether Edge Farmers Market, sunday 11th December 11 – 3 pm and … Continue reading

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….. Squirrels….. and Thankyou…..

….. Thankyou to everyone who supported my sale of paintings on saturday, in aid of the Manchester Dogs Home fire tragedy….. which raised just over £500. I’m glad my artwork has been able to help, in some small way, towards … Continue reading

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….. March Hares …..

 

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….. Cats … and Dogs ….

….. here’s the start of a new series of watercolours. Some of you may remember my paintings of “Usyaka” from Alexandras blog, which through a quirk of fate, went on to help raise funds for Homeless Cats & Kittens in … Continue reading

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….. an Accordian Player …..

….. announces the Farmers Market this sunday …..

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….. some llamas ….. and a hot air balloon …..

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…..eye,eye…..

….. here’s a recent sketch whilst waiting for someone at the Eye Hospital. A more obscure subject than usual, but making myself draw things as they arise, whether I “like” them or not, is a good discipline I think…..(adverse conditions too – busy hospital, … Continue reading

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….. next Sunday…..

….. is the local Farmers Market, for which I was asked to design the publicity flyer ….. and here it is ……. ….. its a bit wonky I now see, but thats vertigo for you  🙂  …… more importantly it features my “muse” Dennis (bottom … Continue reading

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…..Shake Off Any Cobwebs…..

….. a Chinese Crested dog that I saw last July…..

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…One can never have too much…..

…..Orange, in a painting….. …..my scanner came up with the weird angle, of its own accord. …..Winsor & Newton on Canson Watercolour Paper.

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…Not a Greyhound…..and not called Sandy…..

Selkie the Lurcher, Nether Edge …..Last sunday at the farmers market, I spotted a greyhound with a distinctive collar, like the one featured in my Nether Edge 360 painting….. …..Brilliantly, it is definitely the very dog ! who is actually a Lurcher, and is called “Selkie” . She … Continue reading

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…..”Noisy and Bustley”…..

…..is how my paintings have been described by a young local Blogger called Tilly – I am thrilled with this ! – Tilly also notes that I am “still alive” (unlike Vincent Van Gogh). Checkout Tilly’s cool blog, here : … 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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? How Do I Know When a Painting is Finished ?…………

…..people often ask me.  Well, in the case of Nether Edge 360….. ….. when a Greyhound walked past !   Almost complete, the painting just needed a little “something special”, when ….. …..at the cross-roads this morning, waiting for the traffic lights to change, in the … Continue reading

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From the cross-roads………….

………at Nether Edge, a “360 Degree” street-scape. An early morning scene – no traffic (and no traffic lights, etc, either). Painting in progress……

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First Anniversary Celebrations…..featuring our hero…..the Cat in the Hat……

……..a whole year on, and we celebrate 50 posts, nearly 3000 views and so many inspiring and heart-warming comments. Thankyou to everyone ! ………to celebrate, here is the Cat in the Hat (well, an imposter in fancy dress), as seen at … Continue reading

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Bella………..having a day out……….

….at the Farmers Market last sunday. Pouring with rain for the 2nd week running. Luckily Bella was wearing her snazzy pink coat. Another great character was Cracker, the tiny Italian Greyhound, who had not only a superb coat, but also sported an … Continue reading

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Streetscene……..Cafe #9….(and of course, Big Ron & Holly)……..

Cafe #9, Big Ron & Holly, Nether Edge Road See Big Ron & Holly in action – their Grin Up North filmshhoot, here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJq7ZzAGtu0 Grin Up North supports the Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund : http://www.sheffieldretiredgreyhounds.co.uk

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