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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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More is more is Morecambe.

A wedding… sunshine… beaches…. and rainbows in Morecambe was the brief. And so with Morecambe… Well, more is definitely more. Do you not think! More! You want more! Morecambe. Here, is how it developed…  

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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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Wedding Belles…

My most recent commission was for beautiful bride Kirsty and husband Tosh.. a gift from gorgeous¬† bridesmaid Amy. A vintage inspired wedding…. a doodle of an idea… a ratch through the crock box again and… yards upon yards of coordinating … Continue reading

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Summertime and the living is easy…

Time for a catch up i think… These sandals have seen some hammer… Just back from an Italian adventure pounding the city streets of Florence and Rome, the sandy beaches of the Cinque Terre and the Island of Ischia… Beautiful, … Continue reading

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A Pre- – – -Tense of Bitterns

A design idea sparked by a call for artists for an open exhibition entitled ‘Telling in Full’ as part of the Lancaster Festival of Words. The brief ¬†(in brief) was to come up with a piece of artwork inspired by … Continue reading

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