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Moon over the orwell

Oil on Board 8″x 12″   If you visit Pin Mill and go past the Butt and Oyster pub you get into some woods that sit beside the river.  Its quite hilly and also quite dark.  This where I was earlier in the summer and when I emerged from the woods at the other end, I saw this view with …

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Between the Fields

Oil on Board 10 x 14 How to create the feeling of depth?  Looking at the subtle colour changes that come with atmospheric perspective was another area I became interested in. The colours get cooler, bluer and less intense as they move away from you.  It is quite subtle and something I need to explore more..because when it works its …

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From Pin Mill Woods

Oil on Board 8″x10″ Sold This is one of my first paintings I created following moving out to Chelmondiston this summer. It shows a gap in the trees looking down to the river near Pin Mill.  I have almost settled now and am sorting through some of my paintings.  I had a little show at the beginning of September in …

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Painting of the week #1

Casper David Fredrich was one of the first painters that really inspired me, his paintings are both beautiful but often tinged with melancholy and sadness.  This one though feels optimistic and serene.  

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Autumn Art Classes

  With September just around the corner, I thought it was about time to confirm my classes for the Autumn Term.  The main addition is that I am starting a new class on Tuesday Mornings in the very picturesque village of Harkstead on the Shotley Peninsular.  All my other classes are running and are open to anyone who is keen …