Tag Archives: Gilberts

….. a sign of The Times …..

….. 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 ……. 

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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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…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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…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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