Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Window in St Ives

Work in progress – since returning from sunny St Ives been working on this, feeling OK about it so mustn’t fiddle too much. Advertisements

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Love Lane, St Ives

  Isn’t this nice? Saw it when I was wandering round St Ives last week.

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Having a lovely time – wish you were here!

That’s what you always wrote on postcards from the seaside! St Ives in Cornwall is surrounded by the sea – it’s a very inspirational place – you have to draw / paint / make down here. We’re staying in a … Continue reading

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Artists in St Ives

A few days in the little Cornish town St Ives. Famous for artists – Turner visited but the art scene really blossomed in the 1940’s / 1950’s when Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood discovered Alfred Wallis. I’m sure Winifred Nicholson … Continue reading

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St Ives

A few days in St Ives. Beautiful blue skies and sun – have to get wi-fi in Pedn-Olva Hotel, so sitting with a drink looking at this view.

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Tunnel Vision

I have had a ridiculous week – trying to make paintings look as if they have just happened with no effort or stress, trying to make them look laid back and chilled out, while all the time it’s been lighter, … Continue reading

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Lavender and Daisies

Canns Down Press have just produced this card from one of my paintings – I have a willow pattern jug that I often use in my paintings – but I changed the pattern and the mug was inspired (if that’s … Continue reading

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