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A CELEBRATION OF NATURE

A selection of oil paintings and fine art reproductions

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Winter Stream

Winter Stream The challenge of snow This was an interesting oil painting to work on. In Winter Stream the side light is coming in from the right. The colours available were limited and a painting where the water is predominately dark can make for a gloomy canvas. Both Ceruleum Blue and French Ultramarine are used […]

Eagle Owl Study

Eagle Owl Study A Celebration of Nature Painting the Eagle Owl Study was a challenge I didn’t want to ignore. Possibly it is the eyes, or maybe the size of the bird.  Also known as the Eurasian Eagle Owl, it is one of the largest owls in the world.  Eagle Owl Study is one of […]

Forest Deer

Forest Deer A Celebration of Nature Sometimes, oil paintings evolve from a simple germ of an idea. The thinking for the oil painting Forest Deer developed because I had just finished a series of small landscapes where I had painted the morning sunshine penetrating through groups of beech trees. I experimented with several types of […]

Woodland Flowers

Woodland Flowers A Historic Woodland. This image of Woodland Flowers is a place that has many fond memories for me. These are  the woodlands belonging to an estate owned by the National Trust called Lanhydrock House. In the spring the woodland floor is carpeted with bluebells and later the wild rhododendrons burst into flower. The […]

Pots of Flowers

Pots of Flowers The inspiration for Pots of Flowers came from the same location as Blue Shutters . It is based in the old town of Mojacar in Southern Spain.  A common practice in the town is for the residents to have many pots of flowers on the steps and walls.  This brings floral colour […]

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