Some Recent Oils
From the larger square format paintings to a small 20x20cm canvas and the eye-catching pop of colour from poppies in a field of corn.
Another small 'gem' of the coastline a bit further on from 'Incoming Wave' shown below.The seagulls were constantly flying by on the lookout for whatever was interesting them in the water. Unframed 20x20 cm canvas, ready to hang.
Snow and Ice
Back to my favourite subject matter - water, this time as snow, ice and water. I loved the sun reflection and the challenge of the sheet ice on the water, also the square format of the canvas. This is a 50x50 cm unframed canvas with painted edges, ready to hang.
Here I'm back with a seascape of a breaking wave on the Maine coastline. Another square canvas 50x50 cm unframed ready to hang.
River Meavy, Dartmoor SOLD
Oil on panel of the River Meavy by Fox Tor Bridge on Dartmoor. Unframed size 12" x 8".
I couldn't resist this one as I love painting rocks, stone and water and this has them all. My thanks to Jean Fry for use of her reference photo.
Oil on panel. Unframed size 12" x 8".
From Dartmoor to Exmoor and Lorna Doone country for this view of the ford and ancient bridge at Malmesmead. It's a tight fit in a modern car going over the bridge
Oil painting from a study made on a plain air painting day at Buscot with members of Lechlade Art Society. Oil on panel, image size 12 x 8"
Round the Bend at Buscot
And moving on further along the footpath from the lock, as seen left, and usually past some cows in the field, you'll find this view of the Thames. Oil painting on panel, image size 12 x 8".
Here's the view facing the other way of the pond and geese at Childrey. oil on panel, image size 12" x 8".
Oil painting of Childrey and the village pond in October. oil on panel, image size 12" x 8"
A Splash of Red
There's something about patch of bright red of poppies catching the sunlight that cries out to be painted.
Judged winner of 'Best in Exhibition' in the Faringdon Art Society annual exhibition of 2020.
Unframed size 50 x 20 cm, oil on panel in a maple veneered frame.
A panoramic view of the heather on The Long Mend. Unframed size 50 x 20 cm, oil on panel in a beech finsh frame.
View to White Horse Hill from the Vale - SOLD
Oil on board of the view looking towards White Horse Hill, Uffington from the Vale of the White Horse.
Unframed size 24 x 12"
Racing the Rain
Inspired by the snatches of light on the rolling landscape, an Oil on board of the Ridgeway near Wantage as the farmers race to get in the harvest before the threatening rain.
Unframed size 24 x 12" , framed in a medium natural wood
Runner-up in the Painting category of the Swire Ridgeway Art Prize Exhibition of 2019
Lake District View
Oil on board in a standard 16 x 12" frame with a black and pewter finish
Fall, New England
Landscape of the wonderful New England fall colours at Swift River. Oil on board, image size 8 x 12"