Back to Painting with Oils

I’ve done it, I’m back into oil painting! With the fine weather of the Easter weekend, a walk around the beautiful Halfway Forest near Llandovery refilled my creative well, and instead of attempting a pastel…

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New Work Available

I’ve been busy mounting and framing a handful of my ink, line & wash, and watercolour pieces from February-March and I’m pleased to say they’re now available to buy at £45 each except the one of Brechfa…

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Gwenffrwd-Dinas in Summer

This morning’s sketchbook exploration is another scene from Gwenffrd-Dinas. This was back in summer 2018 — what a summer! An initial thumbnail sketch to warm up, then I started exploring colours. I know they say…

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Llyn Mymbyr

Sometimes I find the nibs of fine-liners a little ‘scratchy’ on the tooth of rougher paper. So I ordered myself some Uni-ball Eye gel rollerball pens hoping the glide may be better. They’re lovely pens,…

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The Fear of Running Out

I’ve spent years taking snaps of things I find visually interesting in addition to taking proper landscape photos. This has given me a wealth of reference material for sketching. However, this comes with an interesting…

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Cilwendeg Woollen Mill

I started using a bit of software to present me with random photos from my collection to sketch in the hope of avoiding choice paralysis. When the reference photo for this one appeared, I initially…

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