March 29, 2019

I'm just starting to edition my latest print 'The Fox on the Mountain'. It is a simple four colour reduction print. I've been wanting to do something that includes one of the stanted and contorted trees from the local hillside as part of a linocut print for a while. It...

February 14, 2019

Yes it's my favourite tree again! 

When I started out to walk up the hillside it was bright and crisp. By the time I got to the view over the valley it was cold and very windy. A couple of Red Kites were flying into the wind along the edge of the old limestone quarry an...

January 5, 2019

Autumn Tree. The Bracken in November was such a bright orange/red in the frosty morning light.

This small (30x24cm) acrylic on linen painting will be part of the Cric New Year exhibition that starts next week.

December 31, 2018

2018 was a year of painting trees for me. Some have already gone to good homes and some will be on show in the Cric New Year exhibition.

 And most of my linocuts have been of animals

November 14, 2018

Red Kite from above, flying over a snowy early morning landscape

July 9, 2018

I've been slowly developing a design for a linocut of a Greenman for a couple of months. A Greenman is a mythological image/character that can be found in many churches and Cathedrals. There are many theories about the origin and meaning of of the image, with connectio...

May 4, 2018

I've recently completed another largish reduction linocut print. It is of a Barn Owl, not one of the most common birds in the area (I think this part of the Beacons is at the edge of its territory)but one of my favourites. I've been doing some paintings of the hedge in...

April 30, 2018

I'm very happy to say that I've had two pieces of work accepted for Crickhowell Open Art Competition at Oriel Cric Gallery. One is my recent print of an Otter and the other is the acrylic painting of the hedgerow close to my house during the recent snowy weather.

The Ex...

March 1, 2018

Otters have been sighted in the River Usk, in the valley where I have my studio space, for several years now. I’ve only been lucky enough to catch brief glimpses out of the corner of an eye. I’ve heard stories in past years of them swimming under the bridge in Crickhow...

February 3, 2018

I was very happy to see my art and that of other artists on show show at the excellent Craft Renaissance Gallery. Very busy this afternoon for the 're-launch'.

Hopefully I shall be showing a  veriety of work there over the next few months.
Thank you to Hele and Rob and...

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