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Room with a View

Room with a View

Room with a View
Room with a View, the view from my drawing board

For most of my career as an artist I’ve had quite small cramped studios to paint in. In 2006 we decided to look into the possibility of building a Studio in the loft space of our home in Ponteland. The plans were passed in 2007 and building commenced later that year. In July 2008 we were finally able to re-located our Studio & Gallery from Ponteland village to our home at 17 Cheviot View. This has provided me with a Room with a View.

The main benefit of this working space is the consistent north light I have over my drawing board. There are times when I can paint well into the early evening without having to use artificial light. I also have some stunning views from one of the other windows looking north west towards Prestwick Hall. This is a lovely Georgian building designed by North East Architect John Dobson. I was actually commissioned to do a painting of it a number of years ago by the owners.

Of course much of my painting work these days is on location both in the UK and overseas. I’m able to enjoy the best of both enviroments.

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