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Open Exhibition 2018/19

I recently submitted three watercolours to the East Midland Open 29 Exhibition who support artists that live within the region. There were over 900 works submitted, 250 were accepted to be exhibited in  “The Peoples Exhibition Open 29” I am … Continue reading

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AiPS Exhibition 2018

Again the AiPS members were back at the Menier Gallery for the 6th consecutive year. It was our annual exhibition where we came together to showcase our work. I was very pleased to be a part of this very exciting … Continue reading

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Inspired by Landscape 2018

Inspired by the lovely autumn colours, the natural environment, seasons and the beautiful countryside of Leicestershire. A new series “A line of Trees”  View looking over the landscape at sunset.   Watercolour I made inspired by a walk along a … Continue reading

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Looking through my 2014 Sketchbook

I was looking through some old sketch books and came across these two watercolours from 2014. The watercolours were painted en plein air on Bryher which is one of the Isles of Scilly. The painting on the left in my … Continue reading

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Les Aspres Normandy

The watercolour below of a landscape in Les Aspres Normandy has been accepted in the Open Exhibition 2018 at the Sock Gallery, Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough LE11 3EB Exhibition dates :  4 August- 8 September 2018 01509 634912

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Summer Open Exhibition at the Cank Street Gallery 2018

I am delighted to have three of my watercolours accepted in the Open Summer Exhibition at the Cank Street Gallery 6 June- 4 August 2018. Please see the link below for more details, you can view the catalogue on line. … Continue reading

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Les Aspres, Normandy 2018

I always enjoy my visits to Les Aspres a small village in Normandy where  family live.  There is a view at the bottom of the garden that is so beautiful, the fields roll on for miles and the landscape is … Continue reading

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Visit to Lapland Artic Circle March 2018

“Is it the silence of the wilderness that so enchants me?” Asksei Gallen-Kallela (1886). Last year in November, I went to see an exhibition at the National Gallery London. The exhibition was called  “A Vision of Finland” the artist was … Continue reading

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Inspired by Snowdrops

February has come around again, giving me hopeful expectations,  optimism and promise of spring.  Walking around the village today was a delight with many plants typifying where we have reached in the year. Daffodils, crocuses, winter flowering cyclamen and primroses … Continue reading

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Waterlogged fields, Charnwood, Leicestershire.

It was really great today to go walking into the countryside around where I live, discovering  different places where I had never been before.  The sun came out  which reflected the beautiful seasonal colours in the waterlogged fields and in … Continue reading

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