Tag Archives: Sharrow Vale

… 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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… off to Jaipur …

… I was inspired by the bright orange “Jaipur” truck, just before Christmas, on a grey day in Sheffield …. seen here, driven by Bandit, and with her wing-man, JoJo…. … Jaipur is an IPA, brewed by Thornbridge Brewery, Bakewell, … 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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… “towards … Perfectionery !” ….

… the view from Ecclesall Road, down Hickmott Road, to Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield… Perfectionery Bakers is the green shopfront, in the far, middle distance. A family run business, specialising in artisan vegan bread, confectionery, celebration cakes, sandwiches and much … Continue reading

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A Unique Street ! … its Hickmott, in Sheffield !…

… yes, it’s Hickmott Road. A row of shops that has a unique vibe. Friendly and keeping upbeat, through the pandemic. The food shops and takeaways are open, please call by and support them… … here is my watercolour of … 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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… Bread, Cakes ….. and more …

… freshly baked bread, every morning, by Phil at Perfectionery… … call in and see Phil, Lonnie and the crew, and be amazed at their awesome range of Artisan breads, cakes, pies, sandwiches … Special Occasion cakes also made to … Continue reading

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… Interlude … Chat & Chiens Noir …

… meet Hendersons Relish ! Both these paintings are up for Auction, to raise funds for animal rescues that I support … Greyhound Rescue South Yorkshire and Cats Mne (Montenegro) … UPDATE – 15th December – the Auction raised £200 … Continue reading

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… a day at the Works … (panoramic painting ) …..

    …. an almost 360 degree view of Cowlishaw Works, a small community of artisans and crafts-people, behind Gilbert & Sons, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield….. painted from over 40 photos (some shown below) ….            

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….. Up For Sale …..

….. are many of my original paintings. I am heart-broken by the Manchester Dogs Home fire tragedy yesterday, so tomorrow I will have many of my paintings for sale, at half price (and all serious offers considered) with ALL proceeds … Continue reading

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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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… Sheffield ?? … then it MUST be …. Greyhounds !! ….

….. Happy New Year everyone ! ….. and I realised for this New Year I need to go back to my painting roots – greyhounds & whippets 🙂 ……  ….. this is a semi-real scene from Sharrow Vale Road (work in progress) … Continue reading

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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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