Tag Archives: Oil painting

All set up and ready to go

Hampshire open studio started today,  we are ready to welcome visitors, do pop along and take a look if you are in the area, venue 73 in the brochure. originals in watercolour and oil, some framed, others mounted. A selection … Continue reading

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My work space

I have often been inspired by others posting photos of their wonderful studio/ work spaces, beautiful and spacious, tidy with glorious views. I imagine myself in such a space, gazing out to the outdoors, a sanctuary for ones passion, hobby, … Continue reading

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Painting in oil on wood-hard lesson learned!

At the yard where my horses are kept, there is a beautiful piece of wood, sliced straight through the trunk of the tree, it has some terrific markings, it would look beautiful painted on. My friend and I managed to … Continue reading

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‘Looking for a charlotte’piglet in oil

Today I started my large horse head of Bettie in oil, because the paint was out I finished my piglet too. Meet peanuts, he is ‘looking for a charlotte’ his very own special spider. Piglets are so adorable, this one … Continue reading

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a study of ‘tenor’ in oil pastel and watercolour

Day 2 of world watercolour month, this is a combination of pieces, showing my study of Tenor, my friends Andalusian horse, although the two large pieces are oil, the study I quickly did involved watercolour.

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‘Chico’chestnut horse in oil and sketch, ink with watercolour

  This is my friend janes’horse ‘Chico’ he is gorgeous, and my fav colour, so it was lovely to paint him. I managed to get some great action shots of him prancing around the field, which is great as I … 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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‘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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