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‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

Saturday found me in the beautiful village of Beer running a Sketching Workshop for the Otter Vale Art Society. A Group I know well and it’s just like meeting up with friends to do some sketching, on a hot summers day by the sea, finishing in ‘The Dolphin’...

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‘Wistman’s Wood’

‘Wistman’s Wood’

Sketching in the wonderfully shaggy Wistman's Wood on Dartmoor, which is beloved of our young lad. The wood is a strange eerie place with it's twisted little oak trees, all bedecked with hanging moss' and lichens. The trees grow over a valley side which is...

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‘Dambusters Silver NumisProof’

‘Dambusters Silver NumisProof’

A new commission for a different finished item for me. This time my oil painting of the 'Dambusters' Raid (Operation Chastise) has been transferred onto a Limited Edition Silver NumisProof Medal. The medal commemorates the 75th anniversary of the...

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‘Hound Tor’

‘Hound Tor’

A scorching Bank Holiday Monday - Blimey, you don't get many of those! We have come up for a walk on Dartmoor, near Widecombe, to the slightly quieter Bonehill Downs, Chinkwell Tor and Honeybag Tor. At the points where you park your car things are still...

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‘Mevagissey Harbour’

‘Mevagissey Harbour’

After the rain I loved the wet roof on the fishing building, in Mevagissey's Inner Harbour. Still quite quiet today. (PS Can you spot the mistake? Let me know if you do...) A4 Pen & Wash £48 + p&p - 21.5 x 29.5 image size, would fit in a standard 30 x 40...

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Westminster Limited Edition Covers – ‘RAF Centenary’

Westminster Limited Edition Covers – ‘RAF Centenary’

I've just finished a new set of hand painted Limited Edition set of First Day Covers for The Westminster Collection. (Each edition is of just five.) These are for the Centenary of the RAF showing three of their iconic planes - the Sopwith Camel, Spitfire...

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