Sunday, 31 December 2017

The Shooting Star

This painting was made to celebrate the life of a friend, who passed away recently.
It was commissioned by his sister and given as a gift to his daughter.

She had seen a shooting star on the night he passed and informed her aunt that the star was her dad.

This is the painting that commemorates that incident.

The Shooting Star





Painted in watercolour on Saunders Waterford paper. 

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Freedom

I love visiting the sea, watching the waves and feeling the spray. There's a sense of wildness and freedom about it.
I also know there are many creatures below the surface, who have a freedom of their own.

Here's one such, in watercolour...

Freedom






Painted on Saunders Waterford 140R paper.

Friday, 1 September 2017

Talullah

Today I am delighted to show you my latest dog painting.

She will soon be winging her way over to the USA.

The darling Talullah.

 11" x 7"
painted on Saunders Waterford paper, using Winsor & Newton watercolour paint.

Monday, 28 August 2017

The Evolution Series, a collection of primates

When I painted the first of these primates, a good friend suggested I should called the painting "Evolution" .

I liked the name and it also inspired me to paint a couple more, using different techniques. So here you have the complete "Evolution Series"

I hope you enjoy them.


P3




 P2



P1
Painted on St Cuthbert's Mill Saunders Waterford 140R paper, using Winsor & Newton paint

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

The Lone Tree

Recently I painted the view at Milarrochy Bay, Loch Lomond - and I though it had a bit of an Oriental feel to it - so I decided to paint the scene again and this time try to really push the Oriental feel.

Hence I now have this painting:

The Lone Tree


Painted on Saunders Waterford 140R paper , using Winsor& Newton paint. 
15" x 11"
 

Thursday, 17 August 2017

My version of a Highland Cow.

Everywhere we go in Scotland, we see images of Highland Cows (Coos)
I fancied painting one, but wanted to make it a little different.
So here is my version of a Coo..

Coo1


 
thanks for looking! 

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Wedding breakfast and Milarrochy Bay

This morning we have a two watercolour painting post, Wedding Breakfast and Milarrochy Bay.

Wedding Breakfast
painted specifically for a friend, Clare, who was thrilled with it...







and Milarrochy Bay

painted from a recent holiday we took in Scotland

Both on Saunders Waterford paper and both the same size.
Presentation mounts were done by Elite Framing, Cupar.
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