Modern styles for the discerning home-owners - set of three paintings framed. Largest: 20 1/4" x 16 1/4". Small pair: 15 1/2" x 11 3/4"
Let Sleeping Dog's Lie
The single painting here is split into two to create the small 2 painting support act for the larger piece. Can you see the tiny pencil line down the middle?
The originals; stylised grasses, dry stone wall and hedge
Tumbledown barn in Tissington, Derbyshire - of well dressing fame
I do love walking around church yards. So atmospheric!
...and the Church. I've known this one since I studied art at school. I always wondered why this one was so tatty. It was built in AD680 using bits of Roman stone and by people more used to building wooden huts; so we'll forgive them a little
Little Ellie. Totally blind and profoundly deaf, loved and perfectly happy in her own little world!
Love this 'hidden garden' in Whitby, Yorkshire. Probably painted 10,000 times because it's a beautiful place to visit and of course it was the town where Bram Stoker's Dracula landed in the storm and began his reign of terror! Is that his cape just disappearing 'round the corner or.... no he'd be burned to a frazzle in daylight!
I like to paint people's houses especially slightly quirky ones. The pencil drawing is The Forge in Brixworth. Look at the lintel above the side window. Hundreds of years of stone pressing down has bent it like a bow! And yes the road slopes steeply at the side.
The other is in Lyme Regis in Dorset. 1902 I think, it's "Arts and Crafts" in style with lovely features. It was a blazingly hot day. The kind of day 'we' normally experience in Italy in July. Charge out to a museum first thing and back by 11.30am and into the pool for the rest of the day!