Category: Brecon Beacons

En Plain Air in the Brecon Beacons

Just arrived back from a wonderfully relaxing holiday in the Black Mountains – a week of walking, climbing up hills and mountains, taking photographs, painting en plein air and painting sketching for later art work. Great to get away from it all if only to come back refreshed…

Rainbow Sugar Loaf

This is another new oil painting “Rainbow Sugar Loaf” An oil painting of Sugar Loaf Mountain near Abergavenny in Mid Wales, with rainbow colours of gorse, heather and burnt grass sun streaking across the hillside.

Above Crickhowell

Delighted to say I have just SOLD this oil painting “Above Crickhowell” via Artfinder! “A landscape of the hilly uplands outside and overlooking Crickhowell, Wales, UK, pink painted by the heather .” It can also be bought as a limited edition mounted print here  

Snowdonian Mountain Farm

A new oil painting as of today – “Snowdonian Mountain Farm” – 60 x 50 cm – £295 Colourful oil painting of a farm nestled into the volcanic lap of a scarred mountain in Snowdonia. I love the passionate, intense colours of this North Walian mountain range, so…

Crick in the Snow – A Brecon Beacons painting

I love painting snow, whether brillant midday sun, blue-tinged, snow or pinky sunset snow. I love how blues and pinks hover above the snowy white. I love the snow’s power to transform, to turn a plain town into a lovely town, and a lovely town in something quite majestic. In “Crick in the Snow, the lovely village of Crickhowell in the Brecons is transformed into a picture-postcard beauty by the snow and the dramatic background of the snow glistering hills.

Up Landeilo Way

Oil painting on linen canvas – I use a linen canvas with a white covering for certain types of painting such as landscapes set in Wales as there is a particular type of “Welsh light” that can be captured accurately on this type of canvas. It is extraordinary…