Tag Archives: Hunters Bar

… some Sheffield Classics ……

… my latest painting features several Sheffield Classics – and for the fourth time !…This latest version was a sudden & unexpected request. My first version was back in 2011, and I think it will be a while before I … Continue reading

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… Tour de Yorkshire … a Cycling Extravaganza …

… my painting of this years TdY, with all my favourite bits … an extravaganza of a painting, 2 and a half months in the making !… …on display at Sharrow Vale Farmers Market, sunday 16th July, and with Souvenir … Continue reading

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… a Cottage and a Choo …

… “Daybell & Choo / The Porter Cottage” original watercolour now on display at The Framery, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield …. … Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine, 34 x 24 cm. 

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….. Petal ….. the other half …..

….. complete with wire-haired Dachshund, often in the area …..              

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….. street sketch …..

….. in freezing cold weather recently ! ….. here’s “Duke” with his owner , outside Sebastians Kitchen & Cakery, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield …..  

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….. Oh Sugar ! …..

….. part of a new streetscene ….. 388 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield S11 8ZP  ….. Oh Sugar ! web-site here : http://ohsugarsheffield.co.uk  

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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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….. Puffins ….. and even a Penguin …..

….. the lady wearing a fleece with splendid Puffin design (originally sketched in the cafe in M&S – sept.2012 ! see below)  is now in my latest painting …. called “Puffins”, naturally ! ….. its an updated streetscene and this time even … Continue reading

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….. Reindeers on the roof …..& other news ! …..

….. yes, its that time again ! Nether Edge Christmas Farmers Market, and heres my advertising flyer 🙂 ……  ….. other news ! ….. at the Sharrow Vale Market last sunday, my “Ottos” painting (painted on street outside Gilbert & Sons, … Continue reading

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….. at The Framery ….. with Batman !! …….

….. this painting has finally emerged, from humble beginnings in July 2012 (yes, 2012 !).  I was waiting for that final touch of inspiration – and finally, it happened – “Batman” (real name !) the (?)Boston Terrier/French Bulldog – who … Continue reading

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….. At the Deli …..

….. a brand new Deli on Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield ….. AND …… to see the real Deli on a new photo-blog, “Shop Fronts of Sheffield” click here (p.s. the cheeky French Bulldog, hoping to sneak a sausage, is called LouLou)

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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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….. 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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….. In The Park …..

…. the small Italian Greyhound in the tartan coat is one of my favourites, called Cracker ….. he was once sheltering from the rain by wearing a Tesco carrier bag …..

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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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….. not sure about …..

….. this painting ….. ….. the building attracted me, white brickwork, signs galore, curved corner facade ….. but didn’t emerge as I envisaged (still, they rarely do). A definite challenge, and I think I’m finally happy with it (especially the  Basset Hound) …..

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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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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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A Whippet ? …….or……..a Greyhound ?………………..

………this local character sporting a natty blue coat with white piping, could either be a large whippet or a small greyhound. I have only ever seen him/her whilst negotiating a busy roundabout at Hunters Bar (near the school in the background). ………this … Continue reading

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