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Canisland Woods – a Gower painting

This is the last of the summer wine of a substantial series of oil paintings of a woodland area in Gower Pensinsula between Ilston and Parkmill, which the locals call Cannisland Woods.

It is amazingly beautiful at any time of the year but the light is rarely better than in Winter when it is glassy clear and this helps create … Read the rest

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One Impulse from a Vernal Wood

As this oil painting depicts the end of March and the coming of spring, one of my artloving friends sent me a section of a poem by William Wordsworth which he felt my paintings of this area of Gower expressed to him.

“One impulse from a vernal wood
May teach you more of man;
Of moral evil and of good… Read the rest

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Down by Killy Willy

Down By Killy Willy

“Down by Killy Willy” – A return to the scene of much of my recent inspirations for painting landscapes.
I just love how the light is caught and moulded around the tree trunks by the bright silver sunlight, bleaching out the barren, branched trees.
I love how the warm jacket of greeny moss blends and is balanced by the muddy … Read the rest

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With the Longer Days the Paintings get Bigger!

I work part time as a teacher and have 6 weeks of holidays in the summer.

These means I have more concentrated time to paint.

My paintings grow in size during the summer and I have a chance to explore different artistic themes.

So summer represents a time of greater experimentation and size of paintings, especially my “refractionist” landscapes that … Read the rest

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Inner Light

Delighted to say I have just SOLD a Giclee print of this painting “Inner Light ” via Artfinder – also now on it’s way to the USA!

inner light

 

“This is another refractionist painting and is almost an inverse of “Up Cwmdonkin”. Instead of the refracted light creating a stain glass effect falling on the outside fringes of a wood, here … Read the rest

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In the Light Refracted

Delighted to say I have just SOLD a Giclee print of this painting “In the Light Refracted” via Artfinder – now on it’s way to the USA 🙂

the light refracted

 

“This ‘refractionist’ work sees the light broken down into light filled colour segments. The foreground dark reds are juxtaposed against the light-singed orange and lushy leafy greens to suggest a green … Read the rest

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It’s All About Me!

I was born in Hereford, and educated in Cardiff. I am a professional artist, specializing in oil paintings of the landscapes of Wales and Donegal, Ireland. I have exhibited in various galleries, online galleries, in print and on digital LED screens throughout London, UK.

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I have one of the top best selling artists on Artfinder over the last five years … Read the rest

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Inner Light

“This is another ‘refractionist’ painting and is almost an inverse of ‘Up Cwmdonkin’. Instead of the refracted light creating a stain glass effect falling on the outside fringes of a wood, here it illuminates within the hidden chamber of a forest, which gives it a heightened, magical or enchanted feel. It feels like a secret wood of childhood fantasy and … Read the rest

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More talk about Art – “In the Light Refracted”

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This abstracted landscape or ‘refractionist’ work sees the light broken down into light filled colour segments or ‘blocks’ to create an almost pre-perceptual  image. The foreground dark reds are juxtaposed against the light-singed orange and lushy leafy greens to suggest a green distant solace from the scorching heat, with the darker … Read the rest