Tag Archives: Yorkshire

“Little Mesters” … Sheffield… Famous for Steel …

… my latest painting… Inspired by my Grandmother who worked in the Sheffield steel industry, during World War II. Years later, she often talked about the “little mesters”. My Grandfather served in the RAF. My Grans street was bombed, 1940, … Continue reading

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“Thankyou … 11 Hounds and a Feline* …

… *the cat is in charge, obviously” …. a long title for a painting ! …. An important painting for me, specially painted as a Thankyou, for everyone who has supported my artwork, over the years, and especially those who … Continue reading

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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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…Yorkshire Christmas…a Resounding Result ! …..

…sales from my “Yorkshire Christmas” (cards & auction of the artwork) have raised a Grand Total of …. £400 ! Phenomenal !! This will be donated to Friends of Ferals – who feed,rescue,treat and sometimes even manage to find homes … Continue reading

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…Happy ….. Yorkshire Day …..

… 1st August……  

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… Le Chat … Orange …….

… meets … more Orange … and some Black ….. … painting on show at Nether Edge Farmers Market, sunday 18th June (see Upcoming Events for details) … hoping it will raise funds for homeless street cats in Montenegro …

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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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… 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 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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….. 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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….. 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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….. 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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…One can never have too much…..

…..Orange, in a painting….. …..my scanner came up with the weird angle, of its own accord. …..Winsor & Newton on Canson Watercolour Paper.

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