Monday, March 17, 2008
Friday, March 14, 2008
I was fascinated by the thought of the stories this abandoned cottage could tell, so I concentrated on the door and a window, to give a feeling of the people who lived there.
It must have been back-breaking work to build houses out of heavy stone - and without machinery.
(Acrylic on illustration board - 15cm x 20cm)
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
I love painting this bird, as it always looks so elegant. Goodness knows why I should have such a liking for them, as they are always dropping by our pond for a little goldfish lunch!
(Acrylic on illustration board - 22cm x 35cm)
Friday, March 7, 2008
Thursday, March 6, 2008
During the early 1950's, I often used to travel across the Humber River in England on this ship, the P.S.S. Wingfield Castle.
This picture was painted in acrylics on Bainbridge illustration board (19cm x 29cm).
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