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My latest Christmas commission - just a glimpse!

My latest Christmas commission - just a glimpse!

Hello there. Hope you are good today? It is definitely wintery here this afternoon..... I have just completed this Christmas commission and this is a photo of me working on the hairs of her face using a sharpened pastel pencil. She is a lovely lurcher but quite camera shy so the best reference photo we took was when she was in her owner's arms. I am happy with how she turned out - I will post her as soon as she is in the arms of the owner's wife! If this inspires you to consider a commission from me, why...

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I have been invited to exhibit at "Out of the Hills"

I have been invited to exhibit at "Out of the Hills"

I was delighted to be contacted by Maggie Davis, a mixed media artist, who is organising the second annual "Out of the Hills" art exhibition at Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan, between the 1st and 16th of June 2019 I was privileged to be involved in the first exhibition in June and sold three of my detailed pastel paintings during the two week exhibition.   Although I am busy with commissions at the moment ( one for Christmas completed, one a work in progress ) plus three for in the New Year, I will get a number of new artworks completed...

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Pleased to see my Christmas cards in a garden centre!

Pleased to see my Christmas cards in a garden centre!

What a surprise to see my "Christmas Morning" Christmas cards while visiting Webbs Garden Centre in Hagley, West Midlands.  In 2017 I was approached by the Woodmansterne card company to use one of my paintings for Christmas cards. This is my instagram post at the time.... You can read more on my Wordpress post from July 2018    

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You can have a glimpse of my Just Real Art exhibition on YouTube!

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You can have a glimpse of my Just Real Art exhibition on YouTube!

We have completed the set up of my artworks, giclee prints and greetings card in the delightful Old Stables Gallery and this is a short video my wife Cath took yesterday afternoon.  Hope you find it of interest and that you will have a chance to come to Herefordshire to not only see my detailed pastel artwork but also to enjoy Leominster and the surrounding stunning countryside. Remember it is on for all of December excluding Sundays and bank holidays.....

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Working on my "Just Real Art" exhibition - excited for Saturday!

Working on my "Just Real Art" exhibition - excited for Saturday!

Hello there! Hope all is good with you. I am panicking a bit, as we will be setting up the art exhibition this afternoon for when it starts Saturday December 1st. My wife Cath has snapped me labelling paintings and I am also tidying up older works, resealing the backs andso on. This is my latest artwork for the exhibition.  Cath's printer ran out of ink yesterday but I think it will be sorted before Saturday - lots to do, not enough hours in the day!  Come and see this delightful hidden gem of a gallery "Old Stables Gallery" at...

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