Monthly Archives: April 2015


A friend of mine Jamie Russel ( Mude photography) managed to take a wonderful photo of a red woodpecker, sat feeding off a bright blue feeder, I asked if he would mind me using the picture to paint it ( … Continue reading

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‘Just you try’ cockeral in oil pastel

I have been a little quiet lately as enjoying the nice weather we had, and arrangements at work, but with a little chill back in the air, I have picked up the paint brush again,

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Fun portrait of Mr Sruggles….the cow horse

so there has been many paintings of funny cow faces ….. But what about a pony? especially a piebald, that from a distance could be mistaken for a Frisian! I had taken this photo of struggles a year ago, and … Continue reading

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Hopping down a pink path!

i have had quite a busy week painting, after posting my happy Easter hare/ rabbit, I was asked if I could paint something similar, but with pink/ purple tones, and much, much larger. I am never very confident with commision … Continue reading

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Another rabbit out of the bag! Happy Easter 2015

happy easter to everybody, stuck indoors, still feeling poorly, as I can’t shift this cold, grrrr. on a better note,I have some holiday time booked off work, so planning to ride and paint some more( not at the same time) … Continue reading

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Woody portrait number 2

Portrait number 2 of woody, watercolour….I had problems doing his eye but had some advice from an equine artist, and I think I managed to rectify the problem, the photo I had was not the best, it was very dark, … Continue reading

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