An ordinary building with some strange features. Only part of the window is real and why is the animal guarding it? A bright day and sunlight casting strong shadows brought this scene some life……

Take-a-break

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Portmeirion is a very special place. Delighted that one of the Portmeirion paintings (cropped image below) will be at the Mall Galleries soon! The exhibition is in London from the 18th – 23rd September, then on tour.  https://sundaytimeswatercolour.org/

Portmeirioncropped

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It’s a lovely park which adjoins Hampstead Heath – but is so different in character. There’s a small zoo, an enclosure for fallow deer and formal gardens. The cafe is welcoming and in all it’s a good place to walk and sketch, especially when the sky is so blue……….

Golder's-Hill-Park-view-ove

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To Norwich and back via Oxburgh and Cambridge…..

Reflections

 

A very rainy day in Brum. Walking from the Town Hall to the Library…..

Paradise

And with a similar palette but a different subject, a close up of boats by the river….

boatyard

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Gwynedd, North Wales. The village is located in Penrhyndeudraeth, on the estuary of the River Dwyryd, …You can almost hear the helicopter – or its sidekick, Rover – coming into earshot.

The-estuary

Escaped

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The Italianate village of Portmeirion in Wales can be magical, especially when the visitors retreat. Now back to the box set of the Prisoner and to make use of the sketches.

 The-pines

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