A view of Manarola, on the Cinque Terre Coast, Italy

One of a series of my painting from along the picturesque Cinque Terre ( or ‘Five Earths’) Coast in northwest Italy. The coastline here is rocky and rugged, with small fishing villages intermittently along it. Nowadays more of a tourist destination- but the local fisherman do still go out and well worth a visit. Also […]

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A view of the Ponte Vecchio from the Uffizi Gallery

  Another view of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence – this time from the river bank outside the Uffizi gallery. Again in a slightly different style from my other views of the Bridge. And here’s a photo from the bridge itself – on a rainy day with the local police in their snazzy uniforms…not really […]

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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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Riomaggiore, on the Cinque Terre, Italy

Here is my take on my view of the harbour at Riomaggtore, one of the picturesque fishing villages on this rocky coastline in the NW or Italy. One of a series of landscapes I’ve done on this area – this one is available on my Etsy site as a rather nice print.  

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