Summer Colours – Memories of our Cornish Holiday

” Afternoon Light on a Rockpool ” When I originally took the photo to paint this piece, There were 2 children nearby paddling & talking about the long journey they would have to make with their parents the next day, neither wanted to leave, and one said to the other, ” When I’m in Maths, […]

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Sea Foam at Portreath

Sea Foam At Portreath – Painting on Board

When Painting try different Surfaces, this was a painting I did on Fibre Board, I had it knocking around in my workshop, I love painting on slate too, they feel so different and the overall effect is completely different from using Canvas…..Give it a try!

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Porthtowan to Chapel Porth – Invest in your art on a budget!

Don’t be afraid to try various techniques, it is very easy for an artist to get rather stayed in their approach to painting and it doesn’t matter whether you are an Amateur artist or a Professional Painter, you don’t have to spend a huge amount of money to invest in painting , some of the […]

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Hazy Days and Blue seas porthtowan

Hazy Days & Blue Skies – Porthtowan, Cornwall , Coastal Painting

This was a canvas I did a couple of years ago and although I have painted this area of North Cornwall many times in the past, different conditions in the tide and weather bring out the many wonderful colours in the cliffs, I think it would be great to have an Artists workshop on location […]

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If you would like to book your Art Group on a Fun Outdoor Sketching or Photo session , why not think about contacting Local boatman “GEORGE” who will take you on a breath taking cruise and anchor off Frenchmans Creek or other picturesque locations on The Helford River on  the South coast of Cornwall Nr […]

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Little Pool of Life – Painting Water in acrylics & oils

When painting water in a still state ie a  rockpool, the easiest way to tackle it is to observe the dry light tones that sit on the surface and as the stone or rock is submerged there is a much darker shade as it sits below the water, this may seem a little brave when […]

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An effective way of capturing light and shadows in your painting is by adopting a more impressionistic style, such as this painting i did on the South Coast of Cornwall Nr Mylor – Falmouth, now , as many of you know Sophi Beharrell normally does very photo realist paintings but as any artist will tell […]

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