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Graduation

Graduation time in the marvelous cloisters at Glasgow University

After the Ceremony- The Cloisters

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Bike on the Bannister

What cyclist in Glasgow hasn’t at sometime or  other trusted their bike to the bannister . I imagine quite a few have had them stolen from there too  .

Bike on the Bannister

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Reflections and Pictures

‘Reflecting on Chatterton’ . One of an on-going series of paintings depicting people looking at paintings . This art lover is examining Henry Wallis’s , ‘Chatterton’ in Tate Britain. I particularly wanted to explore the reflections on the glossy floor . An acrylic painting

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Wee Closes

I’ve been working on a number of ‘Wee Close ‘ paintings recently . They’re all around postcard sized ( 15 x 10 cm )

 

The Red Bannister on Sloan’s Stairs

 

Two Close

Stained Glass in blue

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Wet Reflections

A wet watercolour of my  long suffering ( and in this case , damp ) partner , Ann walking a wet path . It’s all about the reflections really

Ann Reflected in the Rain

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Rotunda Reflections

The Rotunda buildings nestling on either side of the Clyde river in Glasgow used to be the entrance and exit points of the tunnel that passed under the water . I daresay some of you have been through it , though it was blocked off before I ever had a chance to . The Southern Rotunda had until very recently lain unused for years but has now been transformed into swanky office space . This is a painting I completed yesterday showing it in all its glory , reflected in the river to which it owes its existence .

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Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour

Very pleased to hear that my painting , ‘From the Shadows -in an Arched Close ‘ is going to be exhibited in this year’s Royal Institute of Painters in water Colours exhibition at the Mall Galleries in Central London . The exhibition is on from 6th to 22nd of April so you’ll all have to wait a little while before rushing to see it .

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Lilly in a Blue Gown

I’ve been working on some figure studies/portraits lately and this is one of them . ‘Lilly in a Blue Gown’ You can see many more of them on the ‘Paintings of People ‘ link on the left of this page .

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In a Blue Close – Late Afternoon

The current edition of ‘The Artist ‘ magazine has an article by me in it about the painting of my piece , ‘In a Blue Close – Late Afternoon’ . It was fascinating having to document the various stages of the process so I thought I’d share a moving GIF here ( fingers crossed that it works ) .

Click on the image to see it working

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Ann

A painting I’ve been working on for several months . I’ve just created a new page on this website , ‘Paintings of People ‘ which includes many portraits and figure studies I’ve produced over the years such as this one , so if you fancy a look , click on the link  . Caution – contains some nudity

Ann Sewing

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