Louise Waugh

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Beach life

Beach life

Another beach painting from my sketches.

Oil on canvas
25cm x 30cm
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Garden still life with a snail

Garden still life with a snail

Looking for inspiration in my little back garden i found these beans growing , some beetroot and some carnations...and snails. i wanted to make a lyrical still life with these things.

Oil on canvas
61cm x 46cm
Can be seen at artists studio
West Penwith

West Penwith

Oil on canvas
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The lane to the sea

The lane to the sea

Another painting of the quay at Cape Cornwall. I loved the shapes of the boats, people always walking down to the sea.

Oil on Board
36cm x 46cm
Down to the quay

Down to the quay

Acrylic on board
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Waiting for Spring

Waiting for Spring

Painted one February day in a lovely house with a windowsill full of pots of bulbs waiting to flower.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
36cm x 45cm
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
still life with blossom

still life with blossom

A delight in colours and objects placed randomly on a picture plane.

Acrylic on canvas
50cm x 50cm

£1,200.00 Framed
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
Down to the sea , Cornwall

Down to the sea , Cornwall

Painted at Trevaunance cove at st agnes Cornwall. A feeling of the wind and steps leading to the beach below. a feeling of the sea and Cornwall and a spot where i've been drawn to and have painted and sketched there many times.

Acrylic on canvas
55cm x 60cm
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Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
Trevaunance cove, cornwall where i've painted many times.
still life with lemons

still life with lemons

Painted in the Alpujarra near Granada this June

Acrylic on board
46cm x 36cm
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cool interior and snow

cool interior and snow

Painted with the spirit of snow.

Acrylic on canvas
76cm x 60cm
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Geese

Geese

Acrylic on canvas
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Beach huts and boats, Beer.

Beach huts and boats, Beer.

A day recently on the beach at Beer with my paints.

Acrylic on board
25cm x 30cm
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Fishing boats and pots, Beer

Fishing boats and pots, Beer

Acrylic on board
50cm x 40cm
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The dovecote

The dovecote

From the turnip fields again I painted outside wanting to capture the white doves around their dovecote and the brick buildings of the farm and the turnips in the foreground.

Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 25cm

£445.00 Framed
Can be seen at artists studio
buttercups and washing, summer.

buttercups and washing, summer.

Acrylic on canvas
80cm x 80cm
Can be seen at First View
domestic still life

domestic still life

After a visit to a William Scott exhibition at St Ives i was inspired by placing domestic objects on a table and this painting emerged. then i wanted to get the feeling of light from a small square window flooding onto the table and that feeling of peace.

Oil on canvas
90cm x 70cm
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Guinea fowl and hens

Guinea fowl and hens

A collection of hens and a guinea fowl painted from sketches in my studio.

Acrylic on canvas
50cm x 40cm
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Can be seen at Red Rag Gallery
steps to the beach

steps to the beach

Sitting on a bench I painted this above Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes. I was inspired by the arial view of the beach and the feeling of the steps disappearing and the blue Cornish sea crashing on the black rocks.

30cm x 25cm

£445.00 Framed
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
June in the back gardens

June in the back gardens

A recent day in June saw me painting with my easel in the back garden of my little house . The washing was out , the neighbours were in their gardens and i liked the narrative feel of the scene.

Acrylic on canvas
90cm x 70cm

£995.00 Framed
Can be seen at First View
Down to the beach

Down to the beach

I sat in this field at Hartland in North Devon full of big white cow parsley type plants and watched a couple and their dogs go by wrapped up on this cold windy day and painted this little picture of the scene looking at the beach down below.

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm
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sailing away

sailing away

sketched on a board loosely i returned to my studio and reworked this little painting particularly liking the greys and reds and blacks. a feeling of the beach and seagulls crying out, and wind.

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm
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Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
Bright day at Beer

Bright day at Beer

Painted on a cold bright sunny day in April, perching on a boat watching the daily life of the beach, men at work in overalls attending to their boats.

Acrylic on board
25cm x 30cm
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Painted whilst sitting on the beach at Beer in Devon watching men work on their boats . the day was in April bright and breezy and i like d the shapes and colours of the boats, the shadows and people wandering in anbd out of the scene.
Land Based Studies

Land Based Studies

making small sketches whilst working with these students I developed them into a painting in my studio.

Acrylic on canvas
60cm x 90cm
Can be seen at Churchgate Gallery
Working with these students and watching them handle the animals i was compelled to get out my tiny sketchbook and draw them . i returned to my studio and looked at the littlw sketches and devised a painting which was to be bold simple and clear .
village by the sea , Crovie

village by the sea , Crovie

I visited this magical village on the North coast along from Inverness where the cottages have only a path between them and the shore and washing billows in the fresh breeze and the air is fresh. I painted it from the road above and wanted to catch the sparkle of the light and air.

Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm
Can be seen at artists studio
Painted on a trip to Scotland i discovered this magical village of Crovie which has houses that face the sea right down on the shore. the colours and light were captivating and the sense i wanted to convey of a community so close to the sea.
The beach at Beer

The beach at Beer

I've been enjoying painting on this little beach with its working boats and the general collection of coloured floats , flags and lobster pots with people working or wandering in and out of the picture.

Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm
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I like to go down to the beach with my paints and find a quiet spot to paint and observe the scene of men worrking and chatting visitors drifting in and out of my vision and people with dogs. I begin my studies and complete them back at my studio.
feathers and witch hazel in Spring

feathers and witch hazel in Spring

painted from the window of a friend's barn on the somerset levels with my favourite jug , witch hazel from the garden and a desire to catch the first green and the soft warmth of an early Spring day.

Acrylic on canvas
76cm x 65cm
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Painted from life , a view from a window of a barn in somerset. i wanted to capture the first feel of spring with the new green, sap rising and my mary fedden jug with feathers in it.
winter moon

winter moon

Painted from my sketches of blackbirdsand the scene imagined.

Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 25cm
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Early summer

Early summer

Painted very recently on a bright sparkling day in the early afternoon.the fresh green of early summer and the dazzling light and shade.

Acrylic on canvas
60cm x 50cm
Can be seen at Churchgate Gallery
A painting made on an early June day in somerset on the levels. I set up my easel outside and painted the scene as i saw it bathed in dappled light . this is the way i always like to paint, out of doors in front of my subject so i can feel and smell the scene and be present in the moment.
robin wren and catkins in Spring

robin wren and catkins in Spring

painted in my studio to represent a feeling of spring. I watched robins in the catkins singing and painted it from memory, the feeling of the birds in the hazel tree.

Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 20cm
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Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
Scottish windowsill in Autumn

Scottish windowsill in Autumn

Painted on a recent trip to Aberdeenshire . A very special jug and a birds nest and a landscape of yellow stubble fields with round bales , big ever changing skies and grasses and dried flowers from the hedgerows.

Acrylic on canvas
82cm x 82cm
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West somerset in June

West somerset in June

Painted by the roadside in June in the lanes of west somerset. a celebration of early summer.

Acrylic on board
25cm x 30cm
Can be seen at artists studio
Driving around the lanes of west somerset I paint often from my car capturing the moment. I am excited by the changing light and the beauty of nature.
The birthday jug

The birthday jug

Painted from my studio window in spring in a jug my daughter bought me , with seedheads from the garden and that early spring feel of grey brown and green.

Acrylic on canvas
48cm x 40cm
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guinea fowl

guinea fowl

Inspired by my sketches of Guinea fowl.

Limited Edition
50cm x 40cm
Edition of 200

£75.00
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The jug from St Just

The jug from St Just

Looking for a jug to paint I went to St just and found this one in jane's gallery, went back to the chalet in the dunes where i filled it with June wild flowers and wanted to portray that fresh bright feeling of an early summer day with sparkling sea.

Acrylic on canvas
70cm x 60cm
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A painting of bright light sparkling on the sea. cornwall and all that it is, blueness, wild flowers , dune grass and freshness. i like to paint on the spot in acrylics as i can get something down quickly as an immediate response.
winter from my window

winter from my window

Original
Acrylic on canvas
100cm x 76cm
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the white cyclamen

the white cyclamen

painted from a window onto the snow in february where i was snowed in with my paints in the Brendon hills in west somerset

Original
Acrylic on canvas
61cm x 50cm
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blackbird in the apple tree

blackbird in the apple tree

Blackbird on grey background painted from memory .

Limited Edition
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 20cm

£50.00
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a painting from memory of a blackbird I watched in a tree
blackbird and rosehips

blackbird and rosehips

Blackbird on a grey background with rosehips

Original
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 20cm
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Blackbird amongst undergrowth painted for an exhibition in June at the Hybrid Gallery Honiton, Devon.
washing day

washing day

A painting i worked up with elements below of another painting. A transformation of my beansticks to become something else with a feeling of air and a feeling of the faraway.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
70cm x 60cm
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washing faraway hills cat
Window onto a Spanish night

Window onto a Spanish night

Painted after a trip to the South of spain from a house i stayed in looking onto the mountains. It felt a magical and wonderful place and i wanted to capture the feeling of it from my sketches.

Oil on canvas
102cm x 76cm
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Out in all weathers

Out in all weathers

A feel of weather and Cornwall painted from a watercolour sketch .

Oil on canvas
70cm x 90cm
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An evocation of wild Cornish weather and a lone person walking her dog. The swing of the sea , light on the hills.Painted in oils in my studio this year.
TheMoroccan pot

TheMoroccan pot

A reworking over of a previous painting as i sometimes do!

Oil on canvas
75cm x 60cm
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A painting of a garden in summer with a wheelbarrow and a person disappearing under an arch.
Early snowfall

Early snowfall

Out walking with my sketchbook and watching blackbirds in trees and the feel of snow through the branches.

Limited Edition
25cm x 30cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
Golden leaves of autumn with a fresh and early snowfall. blackbirds in the tree this is what i saw whilst walking my dog in a somerset landscape. i sketched it in a notebook and returned to my studio to paint it in acrylic.
guinea fowl

guinea fowl

Inspired by my sketches of Guinea fowl.

Limited Edition
50cm x 40cm
Edition of 200

£75.00
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guinea fowl and hen

guinea fowl and hen

I liked the shape and the spots of the guinea fowl and decided to paint them against a pink and orange background. These and the hen were painted from my drawings I did recently of guinea fowl who moved all the time!

Limited Edition
25cm x 31cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
gleanies

gleanies

Painted from drawings of a group of guinea fowl

Limited Edition
Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
Bird jug with Sea thrift

Bird jug with Sea thrift

Sea Thrift in a jug at the chalet painted after a walk sketching on the beach.

Limited Edition
30cm x 25cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
sunlight on the street

sunlight on the street

painted in the street in a little village called Mecina Fondales in The Alpujarras. Here there is tranquility and peace

Limited Edition
24cm x 29cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
tilly on the studio chair

tilly on the studio chair

Tilly always sits in the studio while I paint and this is her on the chair

Limited Edition
36cm x 25cm
Edition of 100

£60.00
dreamers

dreamers

Original
Acrylic on canvas
694cm x 940cm
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tuscan pears

tuscan pears

painted from a watercolour i made in a Tuscan farmhouse. The little pears were particularly pretty and worked well in the composition.

Original
Oil on canvas
46cm x 57cm
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A summer lane

A summer lane

An irresitible desire to paint lanes disappearing and the fresh green of early summer with roadsides foaming with cow parsley.

Acrylic on board
25cm x 30cm

£375.00 Framed
Can be seen at artists studio
andalucia

andalucia

painted from the balcony in spain near Priego de cordoba

Original
Watercolour on Paper
53cm x 60cm
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balcony in spain

balcony in spain

Painted from my hotel room in mecian in pen and wash

Original
Pencil & Wash
51cm x 36cm

£495.00 Framed
bird in the dunes

bird in the dunes

I sat in the dunes and sketched the flowers which are so different in cornwall and so abundant in June with snails ,caterpillars and little birds everywhere. On returning to the chalet i painted this little canvas.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 25cm
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snow

snow

a landscape painted outside in the recent snow.

Original
Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
80cm x 80cm
Can be seen at Churchgate Gallery
wild flowers and weather, Cornwall

wild flowers and weather, Cornwall

Painted from the window of a chalet in the dunes at Gwythian Towan . Wind , sun grey skies and white seagulls sparkling against the grey clouds.

Original
Gouache
38cm x 53cm
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Birdwatching

Birdwatching

A painting inspired by winter and recent snow. the cat watches the bird and its tail whips about but the bird flies off!

Original
Acrylic on canvas
36cm x 46cm
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windy day dorset

windy day dorset

Original
Acrylic on canvas
46cm x 50cm
sunlight on the street

sunlight on the street

painted in the street in a little village called Mecina Fondales in The Alpujarras. Here there is tranquility and peace

Limited Edition
24cm x 29cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
Red Babouches Essaouira

Red Babouches Essaouira

from a sketch of a street in Essaouira in Morocco

Original
Acrylic on canvas
90cm x 70cm
path by the sea

path by the sea

Summer by the sea Cornwall, wild flowers the sea and my brushes

Original
Oil on canvas
77cm x 100cm
Summers day Cornwall

Summers day Cornwall

painted from a chalet in the dunes at Gwythian Towans near Hayle. From the table i can see the lighthouse of Godrevy, the dunes and the sea and in June there are so many wildflowers.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
69cm x 52cm
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working the soil, spain

working the soil, spain

Men working in the growing area below the house I stayed in in the Alpujarras and painted from sketches.

Original
Oil on canvas
35cm x 40cm
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Lane in spring

Lane in spring

Driving to and from my studio in West Somerset I have been looking at these narrow lanes with tall hedges and have been sketching them from car. I like the sculptural look of them and the colours.

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm
Up from the beach

Up from the beach

Painted from the chalet at Gwythian in cornwall. Evocation of summer and swimming and Cornwall.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
46cm x 61cm
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Karja's mother's hen with her chicks

Karja's mother's hen with her chicks

Sitting by a rickety bridge I made a watercolour of this and subsequently fell into the sludgy ditch as the bridge broke! Back in my room I then painted this canvas of karja the artist's mother's prize hen and her chicks.

Acrylic and Ink on canvas
49cm x 49cm
Can be seen at artists studio
Painted in Bali at Penestanan in Ubud at the house of karja the artist.
Birds in the ricefields, Bali

Birds in the ricefields, Bali

Painted whilst in Bali last September of the landscape and tropical vegetation of Bali with a volcano in the distance.

Acrylic on canvas
49cm x 49cm
Can be seen at artists studio
Acroos the little bridge from Santa Putra, Ubud

Acroos the little bridge from Santa Putra, Ubud

I sat happily sketching these hens until two big green snakes appearedand in hase i put my foot into the sludgy muddy ditch!

Watercolour and pencil
Little shed in the rice fields near Sari Organics, Ubud

Little shed in the rice fields near Sari Organics, Ubud

I sat here dangerously on my stool under a coconut tree and was told I should move just in case!

Watercolour and pencil
Can be seen at artists studio
Plane landing at Denpasar  drawn from Jimbaran beach, bali

Plane landing at Denpasar drawn from Jimbaran beach, bali

I watched the plane land while hens scratched around the colourful boat on the beach.

Watercolour and pencil
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Waiting for the ducks

Waiting for the ducks

I sat by the little sheds in the rice fields painting and looking . the ducks would be in the rice anbd would come up to the sheds later.

Watercolour and pencil
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Dog on the shore, summer

Dog on the shore, summer

After a summer of swimming in the sea I looked at all my beach sketches of people and made this.

Oil on canvas
25cm x 30cm
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Mother and baby

Mother and baby

Painted from an image i have had for a while but have wanted to make of my daughter when younger with her baby.

Oil on canvas
76cm x 60cm
Can be seen at artists studio
The Moroccan pot

The Moroccan pot

Painted last summer in a friend's garden with a feeling of abundance and summer.

Acrylic on canvas
75cm x 60cm

£1,500.00 Framed
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
The quay , Cape Cornwall

The quay , Cape Cornwall

Painted on a recent residency in Cornwall.

Acrylic on canvas
26cm x 30cm
Gatherings from the shore

Gatherings from the shore

Painted after a recent trip to Cornwall.

Oil on canvas
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
Bonfire, early Autumn

Bonfire, early Autumn

A day in a friend's garden last year painted out of doors on my easel, with a crisp cool blue sky and late golden afternoon sun lighting up the leaves and giving everything a certain glow and the gentle curling smoke of a bonfire.

Featured in the May issue 2016 of The World of Interiors.

Oil on canvas
77cm x 62cm

£1,600.00 Framed
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
I paint always out of doors finishing my work in the studio and this was in a garden in the early autumn when the afternoon light made everthing have a warm tinge and the sky was a clear blue. I like the mossy sap greens and use a rigger to get get some detail. Oil is myu preferred medium its so soft and has such a wide range of tones and colours.
Sleepers

Sleepers

Painted from a sketch I found of my daughter and our terrier when she was younger.

Acrylic on canvas
90cm x 75cm
Can be seen at artists studio
Wild flowers in the mountains

Wild flowers in the mountains

Painted in bubion in the Alpujarra with a backdrop of mountain pastures where goats and goatherds roam and you hear the tinkle of bells like bubbling water in a stream.

Acrylic on board
46cm x 36cm

£675.00 Framed
Can be seen at artists studio
In the mountains of Spain

In the mountains of Spain

Recently I stayed in The Alpujarra region of Spain and painted this in Bubion trying to capture the warmth and light.

Acrylic on paper
52cm x 42cm
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Hens , cockerel and guniea fowl

Hens , cockerel and guniea fowl

Acrylic on canvas
50cm x 50cm
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Pots flags and boats, Beer.

Pots flags and boats, Beer.

Painted on the beach at Beer recently sitting by lobster pots looking at the jumble of colours and shapes on the beach.

Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 25cm
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Boats by the shore

Boats by the shore

painted on a recent trip to cornwall.

Acrylic on canvas
50cm x 60cm
Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
Path by the sea, Cornwall

Path by the sea, Cornwall

Living inland the sea held a magic I hope to have conveyed from my recent painting trip to Cornwall.

Acrylic on canvas
80cm x 80cm
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Man and his dog

Man and his dog

Painted outside in turnip fields in early spring this year. I liked the pattern and the colours and the sheep moving across the fields and the farmer and his dog.

30cm x 25cm
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Garlic , pots and a black saucepan

Garlic , pots and a black saucepan

Painted after being inspired by william Scott's black saucepans on a trip last summer to st Ives. i wanted to make a painting of shapes and liked using ochres , greys and blacks. Objects on a flat plain seemed pleasing.

Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm
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still life in a red room

still life in a red room

I love that cadmium red and wanted to paint these objects on a table . It felt quiet and the eggs look luminous . i wanted to convey that feeling of stillness of objects on a table. i liked the combination of white red and grey.

Oil on canvas
50cm x 50cm
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Can be seen at Red Rag Gallery
The blue chair

The blue chair

Painted in my studio from a sketch of a friend's cat. i wanted to get the feeling of langour, the legs stretched out and the shapes of the cat and the blue chair.

Acrylic on canvas
50cm x 60cm
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A painting I did in my studio from a sketch of a friend's cat which was stretched out sleeping, langourous and catlike. the blue chair gave the painting colour and shape.
Blackthorn at Chapel Porth

Blackthorn at Chapel Porth

Sitting in a field above Chapel Porth beach near St Agnes in Cornwall I painted this and loved the paths over the hills and the new blackthorn blossom and brambles in the foreground and blackbirds singing, heralding Spring.

Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 25cm
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Ode to my dog Tilly

Ode to my dog Tilly

Created from a sketch i did of myself holding Tilly whilst looking in a mirror. I developed the sketch into this painting. I wanted to keep it simple and bold in shape and colour.

Acrylic on canvas
60cm x 50cm
Can be seen at Churchgate Gallery
deckchairs and seagulls

deckchairs and seagulls

As the people left the beach I sat with my paints on one of the deckchairs and painted the scene . The seagulls wandered in and out of the chairs and I felt all the delight of sitting on that little beach.

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm
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Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
Hartland point

Hartland point

Sitting on a wild and windy day in June this year I painted this looking down on the swirling beautiful sea, trying to capture what it really looked like.

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm

£445.00 Framed
Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
as always painted outside in the weather depicting the state of the sea swirling below me at Hartland point, a wild and beutifuyl bit of coastline on the North Devon coast.
Sunday in the park

Sunday in the park

Painted from my sketches I made in an Islington park last summer.

Acrylic on canvas
40cm x 50cm
Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
A painting of people relaxing in a London park. Reading a crossword , a dog with a ball and London pigeons allpainted on a summers day.
Dog lovers on the Heath

Dog lovers on the Heath

Worked up from my sketches of people with their dogs on Hampstead Heath with my little three legged terrier at this moment in the RA in the middle!

Acrylic on canvas
60cm x 70cm
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Working on the boats, Beer

Working on the boats, Beer

Painted on the beach on a crisp Spring day. I liked the patterns on the cliffs and the shapes of boats and trucks on the beach with men working and chatting.

Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm
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Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
Painted on the beach at Beer one crisp Spring day with fresh light. I particularly like the colours and patterns and shapes on the beach and the white cliffs catching the loght behind. I like to paint on plein air it suits me as i can get the real spirit of my subject.
the yellow boat

the yellow boat

Painting on the beach at Beer again, a favourite pastime !

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm
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Sunlight on the sill

Sunlight on the sill

Painted on the table in a house in Scotland in the autumn with sun pouring in and birds feeding on nuts outside the window. I was immediately taken by the colours of the pink pot and the garden beyond.

Gouache
68cm x 50cm
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An immediate response to an interior scene with a sparkling garden outside , a mass of greens and pines in the distance. On the sill light pouring in and a bird feeding on nuts. I painted this in gouache as i like the rich opaque colours with bright greens and pinks.
two blackbirds

two blackbirds

A blackbird and hen on a blue background with a moon

Acrylic on board
30cm x 25cm
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A decorative painting of two blackbirds in a tree in a contemporary style in acrylic.Bright green leaves on a blue background with a moon and trees in the distance.
Blackbird and moon

Blackbird and moon

autumn leaves and a blackbird and moon everything i saw on a walk

Limited Edition

£50.00
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yellow leaves and birds

yellow leaves and birds

Golden leaves and moonlight and birds hiding between leaves

Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 25cm
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Golden apples and snow

Golden apples and snow

Trudging through snowy lanes I saw this apple tree laden with last autumn's golden apples like Christmas baubles and sketched it and wanted to hold that magical scene.

giclee
30cm x 25cm

£65.00
I watch for moments in a landscape which capture the imagination and i saw this little barn in an orchard of trees still laden with golden apples while the snow fell silently. i like to paint and feel the silence of falling snow and often i will pass something many times wanting to paint it and suddenly the right moment arises and i have a store of information and feeling about the place.
out walking in summer

out walking in summer

People walking a dog across the rolling landscape of west somerset

Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm
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Out across the fields, june

Out across the fields, june

Painted while out in the lanes , all green and bright with grey skies.

Acrylic on board
31cm x 26cm
Can be seen at artists studio
The birthday jug

The birthday jug

Painted from my studio where I had had the seedheads for sometime in this jug and I liked the graphic quality of them and wanted to paint this against the soft spring landscape outside. spring in the lanes right now is green and white and brown and suddenly this is my palette.

Original
Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
50cm x 40cm
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Gatherings from an Autumn hedgerow

Gatherings from an Autumn hedgerow

Autumn in the hedgerows ;plants gathered as I walked my dog and the view from my window at home where I painted this.

Acrylic on canvas
80cm x 60cm
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anemones and quinces, west somerset.

anemones and quinces, west somerset.

Painted from my window a view I've looked at for a long time and wanted to paint then I bought the bird in Lyme Regis, the quinces came from a friend's tree and the anemones from a neighbour. I wanted to put it all together and make this painting with the shadows of the chimneys on the hedge.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
100cm x 76cm
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wild flowers and samphire

wild flowers and samphire

Original
Acrylic on canvas
46cm x 35cm
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This was painted from a chalet in Gwythian and the wild flowers and samphire i collected from the dunes.
dog walkers in the dunes

dog walkers in the dunes

Painted in the dunes at Gwythian Towan when the wild flowers were at their best but the sky was changeable.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
46cm x 35cm
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Can be seen at Churchgate Gallery
little birds

little birds

little birds in the undergrowth with rosehips

Original
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 20cm
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tide tables and tea for two

tide tables and tea for two

Wanting to capture the spirit of Cornwall I set up this still life and painted the grey sky as it was an overcast day . the flowers were picked from the dunes.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
60cm x 50cm
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Can be seen at Marine house at Beer
out beyond the vineyard

out beyond the vineyard

Painted at a friend's vineyard out on the Somerset Levels. Begun there and completedin my studio.

Oil on canvas
50cm x 60cm
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snowberries and moonlight

snowberries and moonlight

My jug that always features in my paintings and cerulean blue and viridian and scarlet berries,my colours. Walking in nature collecting from hedgerows and thinking of moonlight on the sea.

Oil on canvas
50cm x 50cm
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Can be seen at The Old BrickWorkshop
winter beach

winter beach

A reproduction of a painting I made down on the beach at Lyme Regis in Dorset on a cold wintry day. men working on boats and people wandering with dogs and beachcombing for sticks.

Limited Edition
35cm x 45cm

£75.00
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chickens

chickens

Inspired always by hens i painted this from my sketches thinking of colour shape and pattern.

Original
50cm x 40cm

£75.00
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sudden snow west somerset

sudden snow west somerset

painted in February 09 in west somerset when I was housesitting and was snowed in with my paints and canvases!

Limited Edition
50cm x 40cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
blackbird in the apple tree

blackbird in the apple tree

Blackbird on grey background painted from memory .

Limited Edition
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 20cm

£50.00
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a painting from memory of a blackbird I watched in a tree
Blackbird and golden leaves

Blackbird and golden leaves

Out walking my dog I have become enraptured by the winter trees still with their yellow leaves and I watch the birds sitting on branches and sketch them and this was the result.

Limited Edition
Acrylic on canvas
25cm x 30cm

£50.00
the olive harvest

the olive harvest

Olive pickers in tuscany. Voces and people chatting and working amongst the trees.

Limited Edition
51cm x 61cm

£90.00
Sitting in an olive grove in Tuscany in November I painted a watercolour study of this couple working away by hand collecting their olives while they chatted oblivious to my presence. Late on in the next year I painted this oil from my sketch.
The birthday jug

The birthday jug

Painted from my studio where I had had the seedheads for sometime in this jug and I liked the graphic quality of them and wanted to paint this against the soft spring landscape outside. spring in the lanes right now is green and white and brown and suddenly this is my palette.

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Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
50cm x 40cm
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Bonfire, early Autumn

Bonfire, early Autumn

A day in a friend's garden last year painted out of doors on my easel, with a crisp cool blue sky and late golden afternoon sun lighting up the leaves and giving everything a certain glow and the gentle curling smoke of a bonfire.

Featured in the May issue 2016 of The World of Interiors.

Oil on canvas
77cm x 62cm

£1,600.00 Framed
Can be seen at Cornwall Contemporary
I paint always out of doors finishing my work in the studio and this was in a garden in the early autumn when the afternoon light made everthing have a warm tinge and the sky was a clear blue. I like the mossy sap greens and use a rigger to get get some detail. Oil is myu preferred medium its so soft and has such a wide range of tones and colours.
the blue teapot

the blue teapot

Original
Watercolour on Paper
630cm x 560cm
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A promise of Spring

A promise of Spring

Painted in February on a nice spring day.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
36cm x 45cm

£350.00
Alexanders and Feathers

Alexanders and Feathers

large oil painting of a window onto the sea with objects of the place on the windowsill. Alexanders are the green cow parsley type plants that grow in the hedges by the sea. It was springtime and windy and wild.

Original
Oil on canvas
690cm x 940cm
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anemones and quinces, west somerset.

anemones and quinces, west somerset.

Painted from my window a view I've looked at for a long time and wanted to paint then I bought the bird in Lyme Regis, the quinces came from a friend's tree and the anemones from a neighbour. I wanted to put it all together and make this painting with the shadows of the chimneys on the hedge.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
100cm x 76cm
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beach day

beach day

Original
Acrylic on canvas
694cm x 940cm
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Bird jug with Sea thrift

Bird jug with Sea thrift

Sea Thrift in a jug at the chalet painted after a walk sketching on the beach.

Limited Edition
30cm x 25cm
Edition of 100

£50.00
Tafraoute

Tafraoute

I used a reed pen and watercolours to catch the moment in this mountain town of the Atlas in Morocco

25cm x 30cm

£220.00
Tafraoute, Morocco

Tafraoute, Morocco

pen and wash sketch while out and about in Tafraoute, Morocco.

Original
24cm x 30cm

£220.00
chinese purse with feathers

chinese purse with feathers

a chinese silk purse with feathers

Original
Oil on canvas
50cm x 40cm
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a painting in oil of a silk purse with feathers in it for an exhibition this june at the Hybrid Gallery in Honiton called Fur Feather and Funghi
path to the sea

path to the sea

Painted from a sketch of the path that takes you down to Portheras Cove below the Pendeen Lighthouse near Zennor , Cornwall

Original
Acrylic on canvas
61cm x 76cm
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This and that

This and that

Original
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 23cm
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Sleeping Cats

Sleeping Cats

I painted these cats, mother and son at my friends house in Tuscany this Autumn.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
36cm x 43cm

£550.00 Framed
somerset garden

somerset garden

Painted in Somerset in the spring . I wanted to convey the intense greeness contrasted against a grey sky and the bed of tulips caught my eye as did the straight lines of the tree shields on the hill. It was the shapes and patterns that I enjoyed painting and pushing the greens as far as they'd go.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
76cm x 76cm
The  patterned cloth

The patterned cloth

This was painted at the house of a friend . Her blue and white bowl and the turquoise patterned material inspired me to set up a still life on her table.

Original
Watercolour on Paper
35cm x 35cm
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light on the levels

light on the levels

Late in the aftyernoon in October sitting out with my paints feeling the colour and stillness of the scene.

Acrylic on board
26cm x 30cm
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Path through the field

Path through the field

Looking often at a miscanthus field on a journey I decided to stop and paint various studies and returned to the studio to reinvent one in my own way.

Acrylic on board
25cm x 30cm

£425.00 Framed
Can be seen at artists studio
Ricefields, Ubud. Bali

Ricefields, Ubud. Bali

Having sat and made a watercolour sketch of these ricefields which were green and enchanting with little huts for the workers and egrets flying across the palm trees. I reworked this as a painting in my studio.

Acrylic on canvas
61cm x 74cm
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Below my window, Ubud, Bali.

Below my window, Ubud, Bali.

Painted on my easel in front of this window in Karja the artists house up in the ricefields of Penestanan in Ubud, Bali. i wanted to get the watery feel of a newly planted paddy.

Acrylic on canvas
59cm x 80cm
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Painted form my window in Penestanan in Ubud, Bali where i was enchanted by the new ricefield full of frogs and croaking .
Karja's hens Ubud

Karja's hens Ubud

Sitting in the garden of Santa Putra in Ubud sketching the hens.

Sketch
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Getting ready with the sweetcorn ,Jimbaran beach

Getting ready with the sweetcorn ,Jimbaran beach

The man was getting his sweetcorn lined up and the little fire going and then he'd set up on the beach as the light faded and candles glowed everywhere in the beach restaraunts and his light hung above his cart. The sweetcorn was delicious!

Watercolour and pencil
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Beach loungers and frangipani trees Pantai Menguit, Bali

Beach loungers and frangipani trees Pantai Menguit, Bali

Blissful days sketching on the beach of Pantai Menguit, Nusa dua, Bali.

Watercolour and pencil
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The kitchen at Santa Putra

The kitchen at Santa Putra

A typical little Bali kitchen which i was soon to leave and i wanted to remeber how it was. the gas bottle, the water container all that I'd loved

Watercolour and pencil
Can be seen at artists studio