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‘Son of Zeus’ oil on canvas horse, style preference, you decide?

I am in need of some help with this one……although it is really to help me with my next horse oil paintings. I have now given a base coat and background wash to four large canvases. They are drying, and … Continue reading

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Couple of small oil paintings finished

Today I finished two small oil paintings, both are square 20×20 cm. One hare and one llama. I also primed four large canvases with background washes, ready for some horse oil paintings based on my photographs I took recently of … Continue reading

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‘Hightail it’ oil hare painting

I may seem to have been quiet lately, but I have been busy trying to complete my six ongoing oil paintings. I have at last finished this hare, it has been hanging around for ages….three months! I just could not … Continue reading

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Weekend photo shoot with Tenor (Andalusian)

We had a great weekend photo shoot, I took some photos for painting reference, but my friend Henry¬†Szwinto took some stunning shots of Tenor. I was transformed that day into a mystical magical wood, a wonderland of beauty. Thank you … Continue reading

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‘Yin yang’horse oil painting on natural slate tile

This is a quick post, I finished this today, another of my slate paintings. Four more oils to finish, then I am having a break….back to watercolour, and or pastel.

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For the love of nature, natural slate tile and oil painted hare

Following on from my horse on slate, I decided to create a hare in oil, on a slate tile. The slate is proving a very enjoyable base to work on…..back down the reclamation yard I went, ( new forest demolition). … Continue reading

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Can’t find a canvas? Oil painting

I have been busy with the oil paints again, but it means a much slower process, therefore I don’t get to post often, I have eight on the go, and four are a little different. What do you do when … Continue reading

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Veggie crumble

Well I have not drawn this,( sorry Charlie at doodle-wash) but I am going to give you all the recipe for one of the nicest veggie meals I have had in ages. It was made by our chefs at work, … Continue reading

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‘Just the two of us’ watercolour

Here is another painting I had forgotten to post, this is a watercolour of two  hares, I wonder what they are saying? Photo reference by kind permission from Mike Rae.

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‘Tenor’ Andalusian horse watercolour

A friend of mine has the most beautiful Andalusian called Tenor, he was brought over from Spain in 2015. He is an absolute credit to her, gentle and stunning. We are planning a photo shoot, in a blue bell wood … Continue reading

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