Tag Archives: Vintage

…a new panorama.

I began “Abbeydale Streetscape” back in September. I’ve been thinking of tackling this stretch for a while, but it was quite daunting, especially as the buildings at each end are pretty huge. I’m happy with the result, and the original … 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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… 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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… 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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….. 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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….. for Boxing Day….. Something Different …..

….. a vintage Land Rover …..

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Just Behind this Rhinoceros……….

……..is where I hope to be this sunday,15th July……in front of Gilbert & Sons, at the Farmers Market, SharrowVale…… …….. a big Thankyou to Paula, John and Barry of Gilbert & Sons, who have been so kind and helpful…… ……..this painting, hot off the easel, will … Continue reading

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Mmmmm…………very tasty……….

………….”Limited Edition”  Heinz Tomato Ketchup, blended with “Indian Spices” …….. great Orange label, and love the Elephant   🙂

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