Sketches of Spring

May and June are my favourite time of year. These watercolours are of gowans, lovely big daisies, which fill up the edges of our garden at this time of year, roses, and just the general joy and chaos of spring. I painted the deer at Leighton Moss, a nearby RSPB reserve. I’d gone with a …

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Doon The Water

Here are a few sketches from over the summer. I’ve been sailing, (doing my Day Skipper course, with Scotsail based at Largs on the Firth of Clyde, who I really recommend). I forgot to take any Paynes Grey or blue watercolour paint, other than Cerulean (sky blue). Most of the landscapes I saw were either …

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Wintry Watercolours available as Christmas Cards

My watercolour landscapes (and sheep-scapes) of NW England are now available as Christmas cards via my website shop.  These can be ordered as standard with the greeting ” Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for the New Year’, but you can also choose your own customised inside greeting.

Kate knitting

A watercolour sketch of my friend Kate knitting. She was a great model for this mornings portrait class. Anyone Lancaster based – you too can be a Portrait Victim! Payment in artwork. Email me if interested.