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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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La Ermita Del Fraile

I visited Cortijo del Fraile last week and was pleased to find that some restoration work to preserve the old Ermita has been done by the owners and the bell tower is no longer about to collapse. There has been … Continue reading

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Fishing Boat at Las Negras

This is a view I see nearly every morning when I walk down to the village. A couple of weeks ago this attractive fishing boat, not from Las Negras, was moored for a few days in the perfect spot to make … Continue reading

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The Alhambra from Sacromonte, Granada

I like this view of the Alhambra from Sacromonte in Granada. Although the peaks of the Sierra Nevada do not provide a snowy backdrop to the castle and palace, the different trees provide a colourful foreground, particularly in autumn when … Continue reading

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