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Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Sunday, 7 August 2016

New Unison Patels

I bought a set of Unison landscape pastels from the art shop in Corbridge plus 4 extra colours.

Delight and Wisdom Art Shop in Corbridge Northumberland

Two new pastel drawing on quarter imperial Saunders Waterford HP paper.
Misty Morning at Chapel Stile Cumbria

Helvellyn from Red Tarn.

Still not happy with the paper must get some proper pastel paper.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

First pastel with Claire Money on 200 lb Bockingford HP paper. Banburgh Castle


Coquet Valley

North Shields

Glendale Skye

Abereiddi Pembrokeshire

Goose Barn Farm Kentmere Cumbria

Great Langdale from Lingmore Fell.

All pastels done with an old box of Inscribe pastels.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Monday Art Group Lanchester-One demonstrator and one workshop

Jim Bradley - Raised balsa wood on oil paintings

Jim demonstrated his technique for tracing the shape, cutting out and gluing using araldite resin.

Some of his excellent watercolour paintings on display.

Painting for mining book

Clare Money - Pastels

 Clare works large scale, full or half imperial or larger using Unison Pastels on 140 lb HP Bockingford paper and she demonstrated a beach scene looking into the sun.

Clare at work and one of her painting.

The class chose a photo she supplied to work from. More next week.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Ndlovu paintings- African Bantu word for elephant

Elephant painting with Andy Taylor at Lanchester Monday Art Group.

Elephant with baobab tree
Cornwall paper pad 400 gsm by Hahnemuhle. Very soft

African dawn.
Initial wash textured using a sheet of perspex placed over a wet variegated wash. Egrets and tusks added with white acrylic. 200 lb Bockingford not paper.

Ndebele tribal designs with zebra skin marking added to elephant painting with baobab trees. 200 lb Bockingford not paper.

All paintings are quarter imperial (15 x 11 inches)

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Watercolours May 2016

Boulmer Vista.
 View to Coquet Island from the beach at Boulmer which shows the black rocks that have been washed down from the will sill.

Portsoy harbour
Watercolour on Cornwall paper

Langdale Pikes Great Langdale near Oak Howe. Introduced a wall to break up the green field. Previously done plein air in acrylic.

River Wear at Frankland Lane Durham part of the recession paintings  with Deerness Art Group May meeting. As is the one above.

Staithes Bank from the beck.

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Dunstanburgh from Craster - click on photo to see larger view

Two paintings of Craster to Dunstanburgh in acrylic available. 

20 x 16 inches in white frame.

Cost £250

View at recent exhibition to see size.

Watercolour of Craster 15 x 11 inch in a 20 x 16 inch mount of ivory with a white insert. Not framed.

All original works as I do not do prints.
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