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Jardin, Las Negras

This is a corner of Ute’s cottage garden in Las Negras, very typical of Andalucia. It must be my first garden painting since I illustrated my book “Margaret Merry’s Cornish Garden Sketchbook” which I published in 1994. This was a … Continue reading

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Alongside the Rio Darro, Granada

This narrow, cobbled street below the lovely old buildings of the Albaicin runs alongside the River Darro in the centre of Granada. It is always full of life and colour as tourists stroll down it before they climb up towards … Continue reading

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The Alhambra from the Albaicin

The first of a new series of watercolour paintings of Granada in the spring. This is a view of the Alhambra from the old Moorish quarter, the Albaicin, on the hillside opposite. The image size is 350mm x 250mm. The … Continue reading

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Guajar Alto

As you may know I fractured my arm last week when I fell walking in the countryside. As a result I will not be able to do much painting for a while. Five years ago we lived above a mountain … Continue reading

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Amanda

All my previous figure studies have been in portrait format so for a change I have used a landscape format for this nude pastel study of Amanda as it suited the pose. I hope you like it. The image size … Continue reading

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Irina

I have always loved dance and, living in Spain, I have had the opportunity to produce some paintings of Flamenco. My main passion though is for ballet so I enjoyed painting this pastel study of a dancer. The image size … Continue reading

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Bridge over the Rio Darro, Granada

The Rio Darro flows through the centre of historic Granada separating the Alhambra hill from the old Moorish quarter, the Albaicin. Either side of the river are some lovely buildings and the banks are linked by old stone bridges. In … Continue reading

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