Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Pet Portraits

"My Sister's Dogs" acrylic on canvas 36"x24"

With Christmas looming I am spending some time painting pet portraits, here is one of my sister's dogs.

There are more examples of this subject on my blog "Paintings of Pets" posted on April 12, 2011.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Paintings for Rock Cottage B and B.

Rock Cottage is 300 years old and a  perfect bed and breakfast with log fires and superb home cooked food with wonderful views of the Black Mountains. These paintings represent part of the work I have been commissioned to do for the owners Sue and Chris.

'View of the Black Mountains'
acrylic on canvas 48"x36"
(The cottage roof can just be seen at the bottom on the right of the painting.)

'Wrens Nest" acrylic on wood 7"x5"
door plate for one of the rooms

"Owls Roost" acrylic on wood 7"x5"
door plate for a second room.

'View from the gardens" large watercolour/gouache.

All the views from the cottage the  garden and the large field at the side are are of the Black Mountains and simply stunning.

Watercolour/gouache 7"x5"
Christmas card for 2010.

Rock Cottage Bed and Breakfast is well worth a visit and their website is