My walk along the Gower coast line visits Pwll Du and Hunts Bay, two secluded places on the South Gower coast.
Born in Hereford, educated in Cardiff, I am a self-taught artist who lives in Swansea.
I love light and colour. In my art I am drawn to light and shadows and how they shape our emotions, whether it is moonlight on the sea, summer sun on a British beach, the shadows under chestnut trees in an autumn park or thin spring sunshine on daffodils.
I remember visiting the South of France as a teenager and being mesmerized by the dazzling light, I have been attempting to capture that excitement about light in my paintings ever since.I aim to make people look at the ordinary and see the extraordinary beauty in it.
My journey on the Gower coastal path continues at Caswell Bay and then on the Brandy Cove.
Photos, words and paintings inspired by my Gower coastal walk from Limeslade, Langland Bay and ending at Caswell Bay.
The Gower Peninsula juts out westwards into the Bristol Chanel. Its about 17 miles in length and 8 miles width at its widest point. I am planning to walk around its coastline, approximately 38 miles in length, maybe a bit less. I am starting at Mumbles.
I am delighted to have been featured in April’s edition of Welsh Coastal Magazine as part of their ongoing series “Inspirations” on contemporary artists in Wales.
I have a curiosity about exploring the whole coastline of Gower. The whole coastline is something like 38 miles long. I know and love certain parts of it very well, such as Three Cliffs Bay, which I have visited and painted many times but other parts I have never visited at all. I will change that and walk its length. I will document my walk with photos, sketches, and paintings.
This part two of photo-essay on great artists who have either painted their pets, or other people’s pets as a way of proving that pets are a proper subject for serious artists.
Tenby has very a special place in my heart and I visited Tenby recently on a bright winter’s day for some artistic inspiration.
Last night International Women’s Day celebrations were held at Cinema & Co on Castle Street, Swansea. The place was packed. I know it sounds a bit daft, but I didn’t expect so many women to be there. Or maybe, I expected more than six men to come along, (of […]
There was plenty of sentimental (English) pet art in the Victorian age but the French Impressions and Post-Impressionists showed that it was how you painted your subject matter that counted. I