Tag Archives: Whippet

…”Rainbow … & Grey” …

…. a Rainbow – for all those helping others – whether helping humans or animals – in the Coronavirus pandemic … … watercolour on textured mountboard …

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…the best Valentine ? … a Yorkshire one !!

… with Cats, ‘Hounds and a splash of saucy Relish ! … what more could anyone want ?? … … Happy Valentines Day ! …

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…Happy “World Book Day”………

“Cecil* reads Hendersons Relish Cookbook”……… (*Cecil from Sheffield Retired Greyhound Trust,from a few years ago)…….. Happy “World Book Day” everyone !!

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…5….on No.5…….

….. something different, for a quick interlude…… …….. drawn on found object, Vogue magazine…..

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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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Rihanna !!! ……. meets……

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

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…Happy ….. Yorkshire Day …..

… 1st August……  

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… Blossoms… and …

… an Italian Greyhound… … inspired by a visit to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital yesterday … … watercolour 3″ x 5″ …

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… a Doe ? … a Deer ? ….. no ! its ….

a very small Whippet ! called Gracie, with her owner “B”, in a new painting taking shape…. … at Nether Edge,Sheffield,UK…. …Holbein watercolours on Hahnemuhle Britannia Rough, Panorama block. Painted plein air… #Yearof thedog  #chinesenewyear

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… Happy Chinese New Year … ! ……

… to celebrate the start of Year Of The Dog …. “Pup” watercolour, 3″ x 5″ …..

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… whats got .. Whippets .. Puddings .. and a Tango in Halifax …? …

yes, its YORKSHIRE ! … and here are just some of the delights to be found here … to celebrate Yorkshire Day on 1st August …   … watercolour painting now on display, and for sale, at Wickwire, Nether Edge, … Continue reading

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….. at the ….. Town Hall …..

….. an awesome subject to paint ! … its been a challenge. My favourite elements are the green Police Box, Taxi whooshing round the corner, statue of Queen Victoria, yellow Tour de France sunflowers, and … by far … Sprocket … Continue reading

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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 Whippet in Purple …..

….. seen here, in a work in progress ….. (and the whippet was really wearing the purple coat) ….. ….. hopefully, weather permiting (which it hasn’t been so far this year)….. I will be outside Gilberts tomorrow, painting, and with … Continue reading

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Cal the Whippet………………..

………..spotted on monday outside Cafe Marco, Ecclesall Road – I haven’t seen Cal for ages, so was glad to see him (albeit not wearing his racing coat). This is a re-blog of part of a painting from last year, as … Continue reading

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A Whippet ? …….or……..a Greyhound ?………………..

………this local character sporting a natty blue coat with white piping, could either be a large whippet or a small greyhound. I have only ever seen him/her whilst negotiating a busy roundabout at Hunters Bar (near the school in the background). ………this … Continue reading

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Whippet in Tartan Coat……………

…………from a while ago. This whippet was soooooo small, and so cute in a tartan coat. Featured at Sheffield Botanical Gardens.                                             

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Grin Up North 2011………Big Ron !!…….

Superb publicity characters this year ! Big Ron the Greyhound and Holly the Whippet – see their “filmshoot” here – its Brilliant ! (also features Toby Foster) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJq7ZzAGtu0 Grin Up North supports the Sheffield Retired Greyhound Fund : http://www.sheffieldretiredgreyhounds.co.ukContinue reading

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