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San Bartolomé, Albaicin, Granada

After the Christian reconquest, many lovely churches were built in Granada. Some, like San Bartolomé in the upper part of the Albaicin, stand on the site of old mosques. This scene looking across to the church along one of the … Continue reading

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Placeta Nevot, Albaicin, Granada

You will come across this tiny square by walking from the centre of old Granada up the Cuesta San Gregorio towards the Mirador San Nicolas. Placeta Nevot is one of the numerous little squares in the fascinating old Moorish quarter, the … Continue reading

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Strolling alongside the River Darro, Granada

I had to paint another watercolour of this cobbled lane that runs alongside the River Darro in Granada beneath the Albaicin and the Alhambra hill. The lovely old buildings provide so many good compositions to capture. The medium is watercolour The … Continue reading

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Dancing the Flamenco – Mayte Beltran 2

Some more watercolour sketches of Mayte Beltran performing in Las Negras at our village fiesta. This time in her stunning red and black costume. The medium is watercolour The image size is 350mm x 200mm. The original painting has been SOLD. … Continue reading

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Dancing the Flamenco – Mayte Beltran

One of my favourite flamenco dancers, Mayte Beltran performed in Las Negras at our village fiesta last weekend. I am painting some watercolour sketches of her three routines. Here are my studies of her dramatic dance with a shawl. The medium … Continue reading

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Alongside the Darro, Granada

The last of  my latest series of watercolours of Granada in Summer. This narrow, cobbled street runs from the Plaza Nueva alongside the river Darro beneath the old Moorish quarter, the Albaicin. The street is lined with lovely old buildings … Continue reading

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Patio in Sacromonte, Granada

Wandering around the narrow, cobbled streets on the Sacromonte hill in old Granada I always come across little compositions which are a joy to paint. This colourful patio in front of one of the cave houses is typical. The decorations and … Continue reading

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