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Ute’s Garden – Flowers and Pots

Another painting of my neighbour, Ute’s garden. This time I have taken a wider view as I wanted to incorporate her colourful flowers and interesting pots into the composition of this patio. As usual one of her cats was lounging … Continue reading

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A Country Lane in Spring, Las Hortichuelas

In this watercolour I wanted to capture the light and fresh colours of spring where I live. Because we had some heavy rain in January and February the landscape Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata this spring has been remarkable … Continue reading

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A Corner in Ute’s Garden

My neighbour, Ute’s cottage garden is looking beautiful at the moment. With her green fingers and artistic eye she has created a charming Andalucian garden around her traditional cottage. She has also collected bits of old furniture to compliment the arrangements … Continue reading

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Village Street with Cats, Hortichuelas

Hortichuelas is a little village just 2km inland from where I live in Las Negras on the coast. Earlier this week I walked around the village looking for rural scenes with wild flowers to paint but I found this composition in … Continue reading

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Old Door and Pots – Puerta Vieja y Macetas

This wooden  door belongs to an old, ruinous house in the little village of Los Molinos del Rio Aguas near Sorbas, Almeria. I thought it would make an interesting subject to paint with the pots of aloe vera on the doorstep and … Continue reading

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Calle Soleada

Calle Soleada, Sunny Street. I saw this composition in a street in Agua Amarga, the next village up the coast from Las Negras where I live in Almeria, Spain. It was quite a challenge to paint, particularly to recreate the light … Continue reading

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Abandoned Cottage

A watercolour sketch of an abandoned, isolated little cottage in a valley at the end of the Rambla de Las Negras. A lovely subject to paint with the play of light, the textures and the colours of the aloe vera and … Continue reading

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