Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Great Blue Heron 36 x 24 oil SOLD

This heron was striding through the surf towards an old gentleman who was fishing.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Snowy Egret 24 x 18 oil SOLD

Snowy Egrets are just about my favourite subjects. I had fun painting
the shells and pebbles under the water.

Welsh Mountain Sheep portrait 6x6 oil SOLD

I have wanted to paint this sheep for ages. This will be exhibited at the Special Christmas miniature show at the South St Art Gallery on Saturday December 14th (weather permitting)

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Dancing Light (snowy Egret) 24 x 24 oil (SOLD)

This painting won a "Painting Excellence" award at the Academy Art Museum Annual show 

Sheep on the Skelligs 7 x 5 oil (Sold) and Pony and trap 5 x 7 (Sold)

Cold dawn, 7 x 24 oil

Black-headed Gulls, Juvenile Blackbacked Gulls, Sanderlings and Oystercatchers.
    I love painting scenes like this. I saw these on a freezing winter morning at my Mom's place in UK. It was worth a cold wet crawl across the shingle. We are going home for Christmas so no doubt I will out there crawling around on the foreshore.

A couple of scenes from the Miles river. 9 x 12'' oil Evening sail (SOLD)and Rounding the Marker(SOLD)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

"Sunset with Gulls" 36 x 24'' oil

Here are some progression snaps of this painting of gulls at the beach.

"Ahead of the Storm" oil 36 x 24 (Sultana in front of the Bay Bridge) SOLD

This painting just won "Best In Show" at the Waterfowl Festival, Easton MD last weekend. The painting is available as a 36 x 24'' giclee.

"Pelican Diving" oil 54 x 45'' SOLD

Finally I am able to post again. I have been trying for months,but to no avail. Julia(my wife) saved the day and showed me how to get the blog to work again. Here's a progression of my new Pelican painting.