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Hare

TITLE:  Hare

 IMAGE SIZE:  260 x 180mm

 MOUNT SIZE:  360 x 280mm in pale cream

 PRICE:  SOLD

ARTIST'S OBSERVATIONS:  Watercolour and ink.  This was my third attempt at painting a hare.  Although I wanted to capture the "look", I did not want him to be too lifelike - it is, after all, an artistic impression.  The devil is in the detail, and the eye took a while!

CARDS: Handmade cards available.

Hare
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Pheasant

TITLE:  Pheasant

IMAGE SIZE:  230 x 230mm

MOUNT SIZE:  300 x 300mm in pale cream

PRICE:  £50  Plus P&P

ARTIST'S OBSERVATIONS:  Mixed media, although the watercolour and ink theme predominate.  This was an experiment using Brusho powders as well as watercolour ground for a little texture.  What particularly pleased me was the inkwork to give detail to some of the feathers.  

CARDS: Handmade cards available.

Pheasant
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Puffins

TITLE:  PUFFINS

 

IMAGE SIZE: 300mm x 220 mm

 

MOUNT SIZE:  400mm x 300 mm  in Antique White

 

PRICE:  £55 plus P&P  

 

ARTIST'S OBSERVATIONS:  This was painted in watercolour after some of my coastal scenes this summer.  I have always been drawn to puffins, they are such plucky will birds, full of character.  This is my first attempt at painting them, and know now that I shall do them again.  This is a watercolour and decoupage painting, in that the background did not turn out as expected, and as anyone who paints in watercolours knows, there is no going back if there is such a big problem.  I cut out the puffins and foreground very carefully, then designed another background for them, which worked much better - so this is a painting in two halves if you like.

 

CARDS:  Handmade cards available.

Puffins
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Two's company

TITLE:  Two's company

SIZE:  Picture 210mmx260mm off white mount: 300mm x 450mm

PRICE:  £95.00 plus P & P.

ARTIST'S OBSERVATIONS:  Puffins fascinate me, and so when I had the chance to attend a session by a well-regarded local artist on painting puffins using a mixture of Brusho and watercolour I jumped at it.  The particular challenge was an incoming puffin and trying to portray the movement.  It was also the first time I had tried using Brusho for a couple of years and in the meantime I was not a fan of the powdered inks.  I did warm to it a little, however, when I learned that it could be faded out with bleach or Milton which means it becomes a little more forgiving.  It was a fun day and not entirely wasted as I did manage to produce two pictures - this one being my favourite.

CARDS:  Handmade cards are available for purchase.

Two's company
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