Tag Archives: debbie copley

Year of the swift

The year my eyes turned to the skies and urban bird, the swift… They scream around the streets of Kendal i was told.  So in the spring i eagerly awaited their arrival. They’ll come. Said the locals. And they did. … Continue reading

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A gorgeous gorging of goldfinch

“How did I get the idea”… a friend asked. Katherine and Iain are art lovers. Their home is filled with beautiful colours and textures, I had previously captured their woodland garden in glass and now it was time for the … Continue reading

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Swaledale

It’s a place… it’s probably an ale. Did you know it is also a sheep! A prized specimen. Farmers pluck their flocks to get the perfect eyes! Hope the farmer in question likes this one….. (?) (yikes) Here is how … Continue reading

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Buff breasted paradise kingfisher

(yep. You don’t often see them around here!) This was a commission from Jon the waller in Kendal. It was one of his proudest ‘spots’ from his travels and he wanted it capturing in his back door… (Back door!!… I … Continue reading

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A Landscape (in portrait!)

Yep…. a Morecambe Bay landscape. To be executed in portrait format. (Very tricky) As you can see, I took my design and research very seriously… The bay.. I started with the bay and the cliffs receding in layers to fill … Continue reading

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Friendship

A gift to represent a lifetime of friendship… Two boys who grew up together and shared many happy memories… The family home and camaraderie in the garden… Fun on a quad bike and happy hours tinkering with first cars… Captured … Continue reading

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For Ruskin’s Love’s Meinie

This glimmer of a project for Brantwood, Lake District home of John Ruskin, started one year ago. Let me tell you how it came to be… ( a lengthy tale, but deservedly so, i thinks…) November 2016 and taking part … Continue reading

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