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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 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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A Courtyard in the Alhambra

This lovely courtyard, Lindaraja, forms part of the Nazarine Palace in the Alhambra, Granada. It is the first of a series of paintings of Granada in the Autumn which I am working on at the moment The medium is watercolour … Continue reading

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Puertas Rojas – Red Doors

I love painting the colourful patios of old cottages that I have come across in the towns and villages of Andalucia. Normally the windows and doors are painted blue or green as you can see from my other paintings. This house with … Continue reading

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The Alhambra from the Mezquita, Granada

Granada looked so beautiful in the winter sun last week that I felt I must try to capture some more scenes in painting. Here is the Alhambra Palace from the garden of the Mezquita. This peaceful oasis is next to … Continue reading

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Garden Reflection

The third and last of my paintings of Francesca in my neighbour, Ute’s lovely cottage garden in Las Negras. I liked this rustic corner with the old mirror so I posed her so I could catch her reflection in it. … Continue reading

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La Jardinera

La Jardinera – The Gardener. Francesca in my neighbour, Ute’s garden again but this time I have painted her in acrylics to capture the vibrant colours of this composition. I love the setting of the tall, graceful girl on the terrace of a rustic … Continue reading

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