….. sorting out some old paintings , I quite liked this one, especially the newspaper corner – I’m not sure how I did that ! ….. this is Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road, popular but no longer with us …….
Posted in Cafe, Dogs, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged artist, Cafe, Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road, ethical coffee, Gilberts, newspaper, Sale, Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, sketch, The Times, Watercolour
….. the finished painting, “Cowlishaw Corner”, which will be on display in the Winter Gardens from Monday, 13 May ………….
Posted in Art, Fiat 500, Greyhounds, Nether Edge, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, UK, Uncategorized
Tagged 500, Antiques, Art Club, Cowlishaw, Drawing, Ecclesall, Exhibition, Fiat, Gilberts, Greyhound, Heeley, Hunters Bar, Maserati, Millennium Gallery, Otto's, Pine, Rain Rescue, Restaurant, Sharrow Vale, sketch, Watercolour, Whippet, Winter Gardens, Wood, Workshop
….. 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
Posted in Art, Dogs, Fiat 500, Greyhounds, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, UK
Tagged Antiques, Bull Terrier, Cafe, Cowlishaw, Fiat 500, Furniture, Gilberts, Hunters Bar, Lescar, Maserati, Otto's, Restaurant, Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, Steel Road, Watercolour, Whippet
….. a brilliant piece of scientific kit that caught my eye…… ….see the real telescope here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com
Posted in Art, Natural History, Nature, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged Antiques, astronomy, bird watching, Cowlishaw, Drawing, english bull terrier, Gilberts, scientific, Sharrow Vale, sky, stargazing, telescope, Watercolour
…..Orange, in a painting….. …..my scanner came up with the weird angle, of its own accord. …..Winsor & Newton on Canson Watercolour Paper.
Posted in Art, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged Ecclesall, Farmers Market, Gilberts, Hendersons, Newton, Relish, Sauce, Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, sketch, Watercolour, Winsor, Yorkshire
…… 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
Posted in Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged Antiques, Cowlishaw, Ecclesall, Furniture, Gecko, Gilberts, Giraffe, Plein Air, Rhino, SharrowVale
……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……