Tag Archives: Sharrow Vale

… 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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….. 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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….. 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 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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