Monthly Archives: April 2021

a further seal rescue at Felixstowe

seals come onto my local beach only when in trouble . Sometimes they are tangled up in plastic. This inspired me to make this art piece. The seal is made of clay overpainted with acrylics and varnish as a final … Continue reading

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Holywell Bay [holiday memories]

over 20 yrs ago,more like 25, we had a family holiday here. Remember walking the clifftop path with my son .Each night as we chilled out in our caravan ,soldiers from a nearby camp ran past in a squad of … Continue reading

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Seal rescue at Felixstowe

Seals come onto the local beach when theyre in trouble . Its lucky for them that theres peeps who rescue them and tend to them . But they have to be caught first ! i painted the scene at the … Continue reading

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Sea driftwood -has the mystery factor

sea driftwood doesnt land often at Felixstowe beach. When it does i like to collect it.Take it home in a bag and then wash it thoroughly and set it out to dry . Its very worn from wave and sand … Continue reading

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carving sea driftwood

On a long walk back in 2019 i collected a big bag of sea driftwood on a local beach .Once home i washed it and let it dry over 2 years in my shed . Then i started carving some … Continue reading

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living in a tent on the beach

in the Winter of 2018 i discovered a man living in a tent on a local beach. It seemed so odd,i mean actually living day to day in a tent in all weathers. One time he waved at me as … Continue reading

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Aberdovey -the beach scene, painting it using Reeves acrylic paints

i wanted to paint this after a chance encounter with a fellow artist .After a number of sketches of folk on the sand i used Reeves acrylics on board to paint it up and then i framed it up using … Continue reading

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stranger above the cliff / painting of

Several years ago i was walking the beach and chanced to look up at the cliff and saw a figure up there. If you have ever looked up a cliff and seen someone looking down youll know its an unnerving … Continue reading

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Poking around at Bawdsey beach -and painting the scene

Theres always something to see on Bawdsey beach in Suffolk,- its littered with ageing sea defence and lookout posts crumbling into the sea. I like to go walk there once or twice each year and recently decided to make 2 … Continue reading

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painting a ciggie case

Decided to paint a local scene of a windsurfer off the Felixstowe beach. this case is shiny chromed steel and my main worry was that i wasnt sure whether paint would stick to well to it. i neednt have worried … Continue reading

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