I’m mainly a plein-air artist and usually find the winter months to be unproductive. However, in the coronavirus lockdowns I’ve tried to get out to do some art whenever time and the regulations have allowed.
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Ploughed Field in Early Autumn
Oil on board
24 x 24 cm
From 26th September to 7th November 2020 I have 4 plein air oil paintings of Pennine landscapes on show in the Huddersfield Art Society Annual Exhibition
With the continued relaxing of the lockdown restrictions, it was great to be able to resume some plein air oil painting. Unfortunately the weather this summer has been disappointing so only managed to do six paintings outdoors over the summer.
Farm Above Diggle
Oil on board
View from White Ley Bank, Fulstone – ink and colored pencil 15th May 2020 After the relaxing of the lockdown restrictions about the time allowed to exercise outdoors, it was great to be able to take advantage of the generally fine weather to resume some plein air art near to home. However, by the time […]
Farm Above Diggle, oil, 24 x 24 cm I had hoped to submit these and some other plein-air oils to the LFA annual exhibition at Dean Clough, but will now have to wait for another opportunity. However, this delay is a minor inconvenience considering the circumstances everyone has to cope with. I feel I should […]
Demolition begins (above) Dobroyd (woollen) Mill in Jackson Bridge, near Holmfirth, was founded in the 1820s and provided employment for the local villagers from then to early in the 21st century. The mill has been closed and derelict for several years and is now being demolished to make way for a proposed housing development. In […]