East Lyn to Lynmouth

A reconstructed painting from old photographic reference and using a palette of colours that reflect paintings of that period and location. It shows the East Lyn river looking towards Lynmouth and Hollerday Hill in a time when George Newnes’ House still stood near the summit and there were far fewer trees. Art poster prints areContinue reading “East Lyn to Lynmouth”

Near County Gate on Exmoor

Looking over the moors near County Gate between Devon and Somerset The road along the coast here is always spectacular, whatever the weather, but summer is a special time when you can the sea, sun-dried grass and heather at the same time. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes. TheseContinue reading “Near County Gate on Exmoor”

Lynmouth Low Tide

A print from an original painting. Lynmouth Harbour at low tide, a couple of years ago before the Tors Hotel was restructured and when a typical autumnal mist had descended from Exmoor. Even on a chilly damp day there is still a beauty in this rugged coastline. Art poster prints are for sale on EtsyContinue reading “Lynmouth Low Tide”

An Exmoor Landscape

A view over the moors past County Gate, so on Exmoor but in Somerset. The high moors always present in a wonderful variety of moods, this time quite peaceful as you look east across Exmoor. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes. These prints are museum-quality posters made on long-lastingContinue reading “An Exmoor Landscape”

Storm on Dartmoor

Dartmoor, as often happens, threatens rain. This is a view between Postbridge and Widecombe, but it could be one of many such vistas on Dartmoor. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes. These prints are museum-quality posters made on long-lasting semi-glossy (silk) paper – weight: 170 gsm/65 lb Because theContinue reading “Storm on Dartmoor”

Old Lynmouth Harbour

A reconstructed painting from old photographic reference and using a palette of colours that reflect paintings of that period and location. It shows Lynmouth Harbour before the devastating 1952 flood when the East Lyn and West Lyn rivers flowed directly through the harbour. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three different sizes.Continue reading “Old Lynmouth Harbour”

Near Horizons, Saunton Sands, Devon

Saunton Sands beach leads all the way to Crow Point and the estuaries of the Taw and Torridge rivers. For that reason there is often a mist or sea fret laying along the estuary and obscuring the view of Westward Ho! Every time you visit the beach it looks slightly different. Art poster prints areContinue reading “Near Horizons, Saunton Sands, Devon”

Chapman Burrows Storm, Exmoor

This is a painting of Chapman Burrows, Exmoor, Devon on a late afternoon with storm clouds gathering. The sun continued to light the distant horizon, but rain was threatening with every passing minute. This place has been one of my favourite haunts for many years, only a short distance away yet no houses to seeContinue reading “Chapman Burrows Storm, Exmoor”

Dartmoor Granite

Anyone who has walked on Dartmoor or even driven over it, will recognise the iconic landscape depicted in this painting. Outcrops of granite rock litter the wild and beautiful high moorland which is famous for its tors. Painted with a large brush to emulate the windswept terrain. This scene is on the walk from TwoContinue reading “Dartmoor Granite”

Chapman Burrows Sunset

A late summer evening as the sun set over Exmoor. The sunset changed every few minutes as though a psychedelic light show was taking place just for me. The sheep were unmoved by the beauty, maybe they had seen it too many times before. Art poster prints are for sale on Etsy in three differentContinue reading “Chapman Burrows Sunset”