Acrylics, Malvern Hills, Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire

Acrylic landscape

Here is a view from Fish Hill, Worcestershire/Gloucestershire border above the village of Broadway and looking over the Vale of Evesham with Bredon Hill on the left and the Malvern Hills in the distance. It’s a view that I have lived for decades and I’m thrilled to have managed to capture it in paint. It’s painted on canvas board.

 

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art, Devon, Exmoor, painting, Snow Exmoor, watercolours

Two snow paintings

Here are two watercolours of snow scenes; some old barns near Exmoor and George Nympton Church. The key is to make sure there are some strong darks to light up the snow. Both of these were painted as quickly and loosely as my level of ability allowed.

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art, Connemara, Exmoor, Ireland, Line and wash, Snow Exmoor, watercolours

Two watercolours

Here we have two recent watercolours painted with the great John Hoar. The west of Ireland (edge of the world) and a snowy North Devon. These were painted fast and free.

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art, Malvern Hills, painting, watercolours, Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire

Two Worcestershire watercolours

Here are two watercolours of iconic Worcestershire views (I lived in Worcestershire for over 30 years and have family and friends there too). Here we have the Malvern Hills from the Cotswold outcrop of Bredon Hill along with a view of Worcester Cathedral across the River Severn.

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art, autumn, Brancaster Staithe, Burnham Overy Staithes, Line and wash, Norfolk, painting, watercolours

Painting in Norfolk

Famous the world over for its light and huge variety of painterly subjects, I’ve spent two days mainly plein air painting in North Norfolk with John Hoar around Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Overy Staithe. Here are the (mixed) results. It’s an inspiring place to paint.

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