Tag Archives: Watercolour

… at the old Post Office…..

…. a favourite painting from a few years ago …. the original Post Office at Nether Edge, with the first Sheffield Cats Shelter van. Seen here, possibly around 1950…….. the old Post Office is currently Wickwire gift shop…….. …. . … Continue reading

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Rihanna !!! ……. meets……

… Grey-hanna !!!             ….. Vogue, September 2018, page 285. ….. Sharpie fine-liner & watercolour.

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… New ! …Dr.Blots’ Guide to Life …..

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… a tall, thin, blue … Italian Greyhound … and some Hendersons Relish …

… almost a metre tall …. (click on image to enlarge) … … Holbein watercolours on Arches … Painting on display at Wickwire, Nether Edge, Sheffield, until 18th September …

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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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… 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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…when a painting is a surprise … (…aka Moss & Clover) …

…view the slideshow …. ….. more about Emma and Moss & Clover, here :  Moss & Clover … ….. and thankyou to Postcard Cafe for superb photographs ….. for more, please click here : Postcard Cafe   ….. and finally ! … 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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….. my phone …..

….. a dilemma now that the charger port is worn out (!) ….. to replace, upgrade, or not ….. ….. its only a phone, but it has a lot of sentimental value. It was given to me by someone whose … 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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….. Anenomes ….. and Nardocotts …..

….. part of a watercolour illustration “A Slice of Life in the Sharrow Marrow” ….. Holbein watercolours on Aquafine 300 gsm

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….. I love Geeta’s …..

  ….. brilliant colours to paint, and the chutney tastes delicious …… Winsor & Newton on The Langton watercolour paper.

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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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….. March Hares …..

 

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….. Cats … and Dogs ….

….. here’s the start of a new series of watercolours. Some of you may remember my paintings of “Usyaka” from Alexandras blog, which through a quirk of fate, went on to help raise funds for Homeless Cats & Kittens in … Continue reading

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….. Calico Cat …..

….. another in the series of watercolour sketches “Cattitudes”….. more news soon …..

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… there is nothing like a Dane …..

….. a Great Dane, in this case 🙂  …..another “daily sketch” from a photo in a magazine ….. ….. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Archival Mountboard

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… 5 Australian Dollars ….. and my Anti-biotics …..

….. un-related ! … 2 more interlude sketches – the $5 Aus. is a sketch I did on Boxing Day, from a $5 note given to me by my two friends who visited from Australia, way back in August …. . ……… … Continue reading

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….. interlude ….. sketches …..

….. resuming the practice of a small sketch each day…. here are 3 from the first week of this new year (my book, my tube of paint, and my box of white tea-bags) ….. …… Ink, and Winsor & Newton … Continue reading

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….. My New Diary …..

….. is a very cute, mini pocket Moleskine diary in Deep Yellow, only 2.5 x 4 x 1 inches deep, cream acid-free pages, unlined – so good to do (very small) sketches in too  🙂 ….. ….. sketched, actual size, on … Continue reading

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