Newlands Valley, watercolour and pen

Dale Head, Newlands Valley, Derwentwater. Watercolour and pen on watercolour paper. I don’t often paint in watercolour. I’ve no idea why, perhaps I have enough difficulty painting in oils and acrylics that I don’t want to complicate life unduly. But...
Whitby blustery showers and full moon

Whitby blustery showers and full moon

My latest painting is another painting of Whitby – one of my favourite places. This view you is from the beach looking towards the magnificent harbour walls with the two lighthouse beacons guiding fishing boats back to this famous seaside resort. It was the inky...
Blue skies, spring

Blue skies, spring

Clouds on a spring day (May 9th 2020) A long succession of fine days during the Covid 19 quarantine lockdown has left not much else to do than sit in the garden and stare into the bluest of skies. Skies that are untroubled by airplanes for the first time in memory....
Framing joy!

Framing joy!

Winter Sunshine I always find the process of framing a painting very difficult and I tend to avoid framing my painting wherever possible. Framing tends to expensive, especially good frames. But for me the trickiest part of framing is trying to guess what would look...