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White Hound … at Brocco, on the Park, Sheffield…

…. an Edwardian villa, beautifully restored and now an independant, Award-winning boutique hotel and Michelin Guide-listed neighbourhood kitchen restaurant ! Next door to Endcliffe Park, at Hunter’s Bar and Brocco Bank, and a short walk from the Botanical Gardens….….. I … Continue reading

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… at the Infant School ! .. very special new painting …

… my latest Commission …. Hunter’s Bar Infant School …. all the people in the painting are “real”, and it celebrates the School winning the TES Environment Award, their many “green” initiatives, and even the “Friendship Bench”….. The painting was … Continue reading

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… frames, frames, ……and more frames !…..

…. not just frames ! .. Ready made or bespoke, all colours and a huge selection of mounts….AND prints…and cards !….. and all with the most friendly service, backed up with over 30 years of experience …. this little frame … Continue reading

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… A Month of Sundays ? …

… is one of a trio of shop fronts that I have painted several times, over the years, as I love their quirkiness and colours… I also love “Frank” the whippet, painted in giant size ! This latest version was … Continue reading

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… 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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