Tag Archives: watercolours

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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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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St. Just in Roseland Church

The beautiful, 13th Century church of St. Just in Roseland is built beside a tidal creek on the south coast of Cornwall. It is one of my favourite Cornish scenes to paint, particularly at high tide when the building and … Continue reading

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La Chanca, Almeria

This old barrio of Almeria may be one of the poorest and neglected in the City but it is certainly one of the most interesting to paint. The cottages, painted in many different colours, which seems to be the tradition … 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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San Bartolomé, the Albaicin, Granada

When I was about to start this painting I received an email from the editor of Paint and Draw magazine offering to commission me to contribute a masterclass article on how I paint and structure a watercolour. I agreed and … Continue reading

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The Alhambra from Sacromonte, Granada

I first painted this scene a few months ago in the summer. The colour was intense, the shadows short and the leaves on the trees a rich green. I sold this painting to a collector in the UK. I loved … Continue reading

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