As Autumn turns to Winter, oil paint takes longer to dry. This isn’t quite dry, but will be, in the next few days…
P.S. 23 Nov. Now reserved for Mr & Mrs S.P.

Autumn in Loftus Woods, oil on canvas, 50x50cm. (approx 20x20")

Autumn in Loftus Woods, oil on canvas, 50x50cm. (approx 20×20″)

Autumn… We’ve had beautiful colours in the trees this year, but it’s already November and we can feel the approach of Winter. Time to light the wood burning stove and hibernate, brush in hand.

"There will be honey for tea". Acrylic inks and markers on bristol board. 20x29cm.

“There will be honey for tea”. Acrylic inks and markers on bristol board. 20x29cm. Now in the private collection of J&D.N.


Conkers. Acrylic inks on bristol board. 15x20cm.

Conkers. Acrylic inks on bristol board. 15x20cm. Now in the private collection of P.H.

My latest one, I’ve been working on that one for the last 4 weeks.
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And one I’ve been working on (and off) for some months…
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Both are now in Coast Gallery, Cloughton, along with “Down Danby Dale”.

Still painting Heather, as its colour fades away on the moors…

Danby Dale. oil on canvas, 30x30cm. Reserved for S.P.

Danby Dale. oil on canvas, 30x30cm. Reserved for S.P.


Down Danby Dale. oil on canvas, 50x70cm. to be exhibited at Coast Gallery soon.

Down Danby Dale. oil on canvas, 50x70cm. to be exhibited at Coast Gallery soon.


detail of Down Danby Dale

detail of Down Danby Dale


foreground detail of Down Danby Dale.

foreground detail of Down Danby Dale.

Thank you to all those who came to see me at Staithes Art Fest. Wonderful to meet you or see you again.
See you again next year?…

Westerdale. Sold at Staithes Art Festival.

Westerdale. Sold at Staithes Art Festival.


Westerdale. Reserved for E.B.

Westerdale. Now in the private collection of Mr E.B.

The latest commission is finished (and she likes it, which is great), and now time to prepare for Staithes Art Festival (9, 10 & 11 September). Here are some of my recent and very small paintings.

Golden Lake, Scampston Hall. Acrylics & metal leaf, 9x14cm (approx 4x5")

Golden Lake, Scampston Hall. Acrylics & metal leaf, 9x14cm (approx 4×5″)Reserved for M.J.


Silver Lake, Scampston Hall. Acrylics & metal leaf, 9x14cm (approx 4x5")

Silver Lake, Scampston Hall. Acrylics & metal leaf, 9x14cm (approx 4×5″)Now sold


Red Trees 2. Acrylics & metal leaf. 7x12cm (approx 3x5")

Red Trees 2. Acrylics & metal leaf. 7x12cm (approx 3×5″)


Impressions of North Yorkshire. Acrylic inks. 9x14cm (approx 4x6")

Impressions of North Yorkshire. Acrylic inks. 9x14cm (approx 4×6″)Reserved.

Some of the smaller paintings I’ve done recently. (I’m working on a commission and have time to experiment while the layers of oil paint dry…)

Whitby Abbey Crow. mixed media. 13.8x19cm, approx 5x7

Whitby Abbey Crow. mixed media.


Whitby Abbey. watercolour.

Whitby Abbey. watercolour.


Tree on Red. Acrylic markers and acrylic inks. 14x19.2cm/ approx 8x12

Tree on Red. Acrylic markers and acrylic inks.