Watercolours of Kent

Watercolours of Kent

Rowland Hilder Some of you may have attended my watercolour classes at my Studio & Gallery in Ponteland. You may remember in one of my demonstrations I showed you how to paint skies and trees. As an example I did some paintings in the style of Rowland Hilder who is one of my early watercolour … Read more

Painting of Seaton Sluice

Sketchbook Watercolour Earlier this summer I painted a small sketchbook watercolour Painting of Seaton Sluice on location. As well as being a family day out, it was a typical summers day in the north east. Patches of blue sky with sunlight bursting through dark threatening clouds. I decided to work the sketch up into a larger … Read more

Watercolour Tips

I’m currently running a 6 week watercolour painting course at my Studio & Gallery in Ponteland. One of my top Watercolour Tips is to study the work of some of the great watercolourists. There are a some terrific books available which are a “must buy” for anyone wishing to develop their watercolour skills. Rowland Hilder … Read more

Sargent Studies – A Daily Sketch


For the last few weeks I have been continuing with my daily discipline of a sketch a day. I try to do this for 20 minutes to an hour, 5 or 6 days a week, usually in my Moleskine Sketchbook.  Gouache Painting Most of my studies have been made with a charcoal pencil. However today … Read more

“It’s a Big River” Exhibition

  “It’s a Big River” is an exhibition at my Studio & Gallery in Ponteland which is one of many events taking place throughout June across the region for the Festival of the North East. Over the last few months I’ve been painting various scenes of life on the River Tyne, from where the North … Read more

Paintings of Durham

On the 6th June I will be exhibiting a number of paintings at Durham School for a wine and art evening. It’s in conjunction with St James Wealth Management. Several new paintings of Durham will be on display including one of Saddler Street in Winter. My Durham watercolours have proved to be very popular over … Read more

Paintings of Grandchildren

Paintings of Grandchildren

  Paintings of Grandchildren feature in my Spring Exhibition. It starts Saturday 13th April at my Studio & Gallery in Ponteland. It finishes Sunday 28th April. The exhibition will feature a number of new figurative paintings. This includes these two new original watercolours of two of my grandchildren. Ewan can be seen “Looking for Crabs” … Read more

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