Back to the snow

We are going to work from some of the photos I took along the Towy next week. I’ve already had a go in oils so today I did a few watercolour studies to work out colours and a method of tackling the subject. In some respects oils are easier because you can make changes as […]

A walk on the Wye

Not a bad day for an outing considering what has been before this month. We had a short easy walk upsteam along the Wye at Builth Wells in Powys. It was a bit bleak but it is January after all.


The weather has been pretty miserable today. Although there’s still plenty of snow on the ground the light has been poor. I’m using some of my recent reference material and working in oil- I’ve posted some new paintings.


Looks like we’ve all been disrupted to some extent by the weather. Gritting is only being done on main roads which means getting around is very tricky. Alot of my painters can’t get to Llandeilo and even if they could the road to our painting class venue is impassable. So classes postponed this week and […]

New Year Snowfall

What a treat. I was out and about with sketch book and camera. We spent New Years Day in the Beacons on a favorite walk near Dyfynnog and we were¬† back in the area two days later on another walk at the Craig Cerrig Geisiad a Fan Frynach nature reserve. Closer to home the Towy […]