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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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… Devonshire Independents …

Devonshire Street hosts many small Independent stores, and part of this street faces demolition as part of a future development. I wanted my painting to capture the unique Spirit of the Street now …

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… the Rarest Shop … a true Devonshire Independent …

  … and probably my favourite. Not just for the stunningly unique frontage (with the Phlegm “Bookworm”) but for selling books. Actual books ! not e-versions. two whole floors of Books, Records – vinyl records ! – CD’s, Art & … Continue reading

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… the Yellowest Shop I ever painted … more Devonshire Independents …

… Syd & Mallorys fantastic clothing Emporium … nicely balanced with Salon W, hair stylists…   Syd & Mallorys Emporium, 162 Devonshire Street, Sheffield S3 7SG On Facebook here Salon W 160 Devonshire Street, web-site :  here

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… more Devonshire Street Independents …featuring a snooze opportunity …

… a lovely white painted brick shop front, at the opposite end of the Street to the previous Green Room, with a very tempting interior …     Natural Bed Company, 168 Devonshire Street, Sheffield S3 7SG On Facebook  here

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… another slice of Independents …

… the next section of my watercolour painting of Devonshire Street – featuring one of the most complex shop name signs I have ever attempted … and possibly the largest collection of Vintage Jewellery, at Filibuster & Booth … Filibuster … Continue reading

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… The Spirit of Independents … Devonshire Street …

Devonshire Street hosts many small Independent stores, and the street faces demolition as part of a future development. I wanted my painting to capture the Spirit of the Street, before its lost.     The Green Room 150 – 154 … Continue reading

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new poster ! … “Chat Noir meets Hendersons Relish” …

… posters now SOLD OUT. (Proceeds all went to help homeless street cats & kittens in Montenegro). more information about homeless cats & kittens in Montenegro, here : https://usyaka.wordpress.com/feral-cats-of-montenegro/ Thankyou everyone !  

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… when a Black Cat meets …

… Hendersons Relish … … a combination of 2 of my own favourite things – “le Chat Noir” and our locally brewed black Relish … a real Cattitude ! …… I’m hoping to raise funds from this painting to help … Continue reading

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… even more …

… “Rare & Racy” … the completed watercolour … … Limited Edition Fine Art prints are available ….. … I’m hoping development plans don’t go ahead. They would mean the demolition of this shop, and others. And losing the Phlegm … 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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… A Piece of Sheffield History …..

…is my first painting of 2015. I’m hoping that this historic building will be preserved by Sheffield University, now that Hendersons have moved to new premises… …many people have requested I do a painting of this factory (Leavygreave Road), and … Continue reading

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….. Hounds ♥ Homes …..

.. is my painting created for a special edition of Hendersons Relish … the painting forms the label on 1,000 bottles of this iconic relish (made uniquely here in Sheffield) to raise awareness of the Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund, which … Continue reading

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.. Limited Edition….. Greyhounds … and Relish …..

It was great today to see these special edition bottles of the famous Sheffield icon, Hendersons Relish. I was asked to design the label, to promote Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund, and raise awareness of the plight of greyhounds needing to … Continue reading

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….. Squirrels….. and Thankyou…..

….. Thankyou to everyone who supported my sale of paintings on saturday, in aid of the Manchester Dogs Home fire tragedy….. which raised just over £500. I’m glad my artwork has been able to help, in some small way, towards … Continue reading

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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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….. Phew ! ….. Tour de France ….. Yorkshire …..

….. finally !  2 months on from the Yorkshire “Grand Depart”, my painting of the Leeds – Harrogate – Sheffield first 2  stages, is complete. The painting features all my personal favourite elements, (including some fantasy ones – retired greyhounds … Continue reading

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….. Happy Birthday ! …..

…..to me 🙂 ….. and Great News ! ….. my “Sprite” greyhound painting raised a grand total of £500 ! for Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund, when the auction finished on 1st August ….. a really great result and it will … Continue reading

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….. here’s …… Sprite ! …..

….. my alter ego (IF I was a greyhound ! ) who marks the news that I am now an Artist for the Retired Greyhound Trust….. ….. this watercolour is almost 3 feet tall !! Sprite is sporting a yellow jersey in … Continue reading

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….. “pssst .. !” …..

….. seems a good caption for this painting ….. dedicated to Eddie and his other Retired Greyhound friends who are waiting for their Forever Homes at Sheffield Retired Greyhound Trust

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