The Ponte Vecchio , Florence

A view of the Ponte Vecchio (or Old Bridge) in Florence. This is my latest (November 2017) watercolour, based on a sketch done from next to the bridge done amongst the tourist hordes, the local artists and hawkers. Surprisingly sketching here wasn’t too bad – and I tended to be ignored by most of the […]

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Mousehole Harbour, Cornwall

  Mousehole near Penzance, Cornwall. Well known for its scenic harbour, is a challenging place to drive around when it is busy, with its narrow twisting streets, but also good place for breakfast or a cup of tea in the cafes. A favorite of many an artist. This painting is also available from my Etsy […]

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PZ 707 Scorpio at Cadgwith

This is just a sketch – of one of the Cadgwith fishing boats – this one is PZ 707 ‘Scorpio’ – which also appears in my painting “Three Boats at Cadgwith” – also in my Boats, harbours and things nautical gallery

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The trawler Ebernezer

This is one of my older drawings, of the fishing trawler Ebernezer, and is dug out of the archives to show some contrast between my artwork now and some time ago. It also reflects a long-time interest  in both harbours and fishing boats- if you go to my ‘Boats,harbours and things nautical’ gallery  there are […]

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089 St Woolos Church, Newport

My view of  St.Woolos Cathedral, Newport. Gwent St. Woolos is situated on top of Stow Hill which overlooks the City of Newport in South Wales. According to legend the church possibly originally dates back to c.500 when it was founded by Gwynllyw, a local warlord and raider, The site is certainly an ancient one. Now […]

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The Madonna of Stellario, Lucca

Here is another of my watercolours, this time from Lucca, Italy. This is a view of the Statue of the Madonna of Stellario which is sited at a main crossroads on the NE side of the city- a few minutes walk from its famous amphitheatre. If you are in Lucca this is worth taking the […]

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Alicante Town Hall

A view of the Town hall in Alicante, Spain or Ayuntamiento de Alicante. This is a view from the adjacent square and next to a favorite cafe. Alicante is a great place for cafe society and well worth exploring – from the harbour, to the Old Town and – if you are feeling energetic- up […]

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