I needed to paint this picture. I have painted a lot of landscapes lately and I was missing the challenge of the human form.
A painting of a stall at Stroud market covered in colourful bottles. The sunshine has illumated the bottles and the sneezing stallholder.
This is a painting of one of the small dogs spotted at Stroud market a fortnight (2 weeks) ago. This tiny girl was waiting for her people to stop talking so she could carry on leading the way forward.
Chalford Hill and Chalford have an extraordinary number of paths winding up the steep hillsides. Until the 1930s donkeys were used to deliver goods up and down the hill.
The part of Eastcombe that I have painted here is accessed down a steep single track road and it can be pretty treacherous in the winter ice.
New oil painting “Stroud from Rodborough Hill” – £295 . “I often catch the train to Stroud in Gloucestershire to visit my parents who live in Bussage, above Stroud. This painting reminds me of the excited child-like feeling as the train pulls into Stroud train station, when…