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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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driftwood cabinet overview

made this using sea driftwood that i collected after a big storm a few years ago on Felixstowe beach. This cabinet used up pretty much everything i collected that day . Driftwood has a strange feel to it,its kinda rough … Continue reading

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Clacton on sea -painting the scene

Seaside town of Clacton in Essex holds many great memories for me, especially the beach-It seems a timeless place of days out,sandshoes,kids shrieking on the pier rides,swimming in the sea -which all can be refreshing!. I had wanted to paint … Continue reading

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riding bikes at Pembrey beach

beach runs for miles at Pembrey ,you stop when it becomes a target range by RAF planes.The rolling welsh hills surround it . Using acrylics i painted the scene and then framed it up under glass with a vintage wood … Continue reading

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crabbing at Walberswick

crabbing-,catching small shore crabs is a popular Summertime pastime in the tidal creek at Walberswick in Suffolk.The crabs are always released when you decided to leave , most peeps use bacon in a net to catch them. I painted this … Continue reading

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seabird inspirations

at Felixstowe beach the seabirds make me smile, they come close and run about in a funny manner.I decided to make this 2 art plaques using driftwood, pebbles and bakers twine to remind me of the birds there.What dyou reck? … Continue reading

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painting the sky over the River Deben

id got the idea to paint this scene after going for a long walk along the river bank between Martlesham and Woodbridge in Suffolk . Sun was out and it was one of those “almost Spring ” type of days … Continue reading

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mersea island,Essex …. beach walking

Walking the islands beaches you can see all sorts of stuff poking up out of the sand,such as pieces of long gone jetty and rusty metal hoops . You pause briefly to look and then carry on with your walk … Continue reading

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making a box from sea driftwood at Felixstowe

i gathered a stash of driftwood after a big storm at the beach.After letting it dry for 2 years in my shed i selected a few pieces to make this wee box , its screwed together and now on sale … Continue reading

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