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My relaxed, natural paintings; give a quiet glimpse into the life of the animal. Animal paintings can be very soothing: as they encapsulate the wonder of the animal and can be admired every day. Original works are such a joy to own, as they are a one off, and have that contact with the artist, allowing admiration of the skilled brushwork, colour mixing and compostion. The colours in an original work are much fresher and have a certain radiance, as the eye can appreciate the full range colours and tones.  The story in many of my deep canvases continues around the sides.

Personal viewing of my paintings is recommended to fully appreciate them, by visiting an exhibition, or a wider selection may be viewed at my trade stand Gallery at a variety of local country shows. If you would like to purchase a painting from an Event please contact me to ensure that I take the particular work along, or if you wish to purchase from the website please contact me to confirm that the painting is still available, and for information on payment and delivery.  Happy browsing.

 

September Sun - grey pony
September Sun - grey pony
A very striking painting, with the dark background, with sparkles of sunlight, letting the horse glow.
15.5 x 19.5 inches
Acrylic on deep canvas
painted around sides
£395
Association of Animal Artists Exhib
Castle Park Arts Centre, Cheshire
5th April to 11th May 2019

Best Friends - Suffolk Punch foals
Best Friends - Suffolk Punch foals
Two wonderful Suffolk Horse foals on a lovely sunny Summer day.
Framed size: 33.5 x 43.5 cm
Acrylic
£220
Association of Animal Artists Exhib
Castle Park Arts Centre, Cheshire
5th April to 11th May 2019
Regal Ronaldsay - North Ronalsay ram
Regal Ronaldsay - North Ronalsay ram
An amazing painting
What amazing horns - they were a joy to paint
28 x 20 inches
Deep canvas painted around sides
Acrylic
£750
Association of Animal Artists Exhib
Castle Park Arts Centre, Cheshire
5th April to 11th May 2019
NEW Curious Calves - Hereford cattle calves
NEW Curious Calves - Hereford cattle calves
Three very curious Hereford calves.
Acrylic on deep canvas
Approx 8 x 20 inches
£185
Association of Animal Artists Exhib
Castle Park Arts Centre, Cheshire
5th April to 11th May 2019
Breezy Work - Shire Horses
Breezy Work - Shire Horses
A stiff breeze catches the tails of these two Shire Horses as they take a break during ploughing.
Acrylic
Framed size 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches
£125
New Buckenham Art Exhibition
Nr Attleborough, Norfolk
20th to 22nd April 2019

Young Highland - Highland cattle
Young Highland - Highland cattle
Whatever the weather this Highland cattle will be warm in its extra thick coat.
Acrylic on linen
Approx 20 x 20 x 3.5 cm
£110
New Buckenham Art Exhibition
Nr Attleborough, Norfolk
20th to 22nd April 2019
Reaching Around - giraffe
Reaching Around - giraffe
An interesting pose: it is amazing that giraffes can bend their necks in such a way.
The image on this deep canvas continues around the sides.
Acrylic
8 x 20 x 1 1/2 inches approx
£220
New Buckenham Art Exhibition
Nr Attleborough, Norfolk
20th to 22nd April 2019
Imperious Giraffe
Imperious Giraffe
Giraffes do have this imperious look as they view us from a great height.
Artists' Coloured Pencil on smooth Fabriano paper. Double mounted in a mid-brown frame.
Framed size approx 15 x 17 1/2 inches
Image size 9 x 11 1/2 inches
£145
New Buckenham Art Exhibition
Nr Attleborough, Norfolk
20th to 22nd April 2019
Handsome Chap - British White Cattle
Handsome Chap - British White Cattle
Very strikingly handsome, friendly British White bull, with its distinctive black markings and lack of horns. On deep canvas the story continues around the sides and looks almost 3D from some angles.
Acrylic on deep canvas
Approx 12 x 24 x 1 1/2 inches
£295
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NEW Dark Bay Shire - Shire Horse
NEW Dark Bay Shire - Shire Horse
Dark bay is an amazing colour. I have used many glazes of translucent paint to capture the true depth and nuances of colour of this horse in show condition.
Acrylic on deep canvas where the image continues.
Approx 6 x 12 x 1 1/2 inches
£145
Watching for Mum - Barn Swallows
Watching for Mum - Barn Swallows
Three adorable Swallow fledglings, perched on guttering, patiently waiting for a parent to return with food.
An acrylic painting on a deep canvas.
10 x 10 inches
£155

Wading - Avocet
Wading - Avocet
An extremely calm and peaceful painting
10x10 inches deep canvas
painted around sides
Acrylic
£145
Watching - Red Panda
Watching - Red Panda
A rare tree dweller from Asia that likes to feed on bamboo.
8 x 8 inches deep canvas
Image continues around sides
Acrylic
£120
Available in eShop

NEW Autumnal Suffolk - Suffolk Punch horse
NEW Autumnal Suffolk - Suffolk Punch horse
Beautiful rich reds and browns in this painting create a study in Autumnal colours.
Acrylic on deep linen canvas
Approx 16 x 16 inches
£325
Eyes Front - The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery
Eyes Front - The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery
Horses and soldiers awaiting their turn to perform their highly skilled display.
Acrylic
21 x 17 inches in muted gold frame
£275
NEW Turning Three Suffolks - Suffolk  Punch horses SOLD
NEW Turning Three Suffolks - Suffolk Punch horses SOLD
A very natural image of three Suffolk Horses turning on the headland. Red against green and light against dark make this painting special.
Acrylic on deep canvas where the story continues around the sides.
Approx 6 x 16 x 1 1/2 inches
Norfolk Horn - sheep
Norfolk Horn - sheep
8x8 inches
Deep linen canvas
Acrylic
A lovely bright, alert sheep
£110
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Firey Steed - black percheron horse
Firey Steed - black percheron horse
A very striking image where the black horse just grows out of background and the red and yellow flights in the mane look like flames.
Acrylic on black board, triple mounted, black frame
£235

Twinkletoes - goat kid
Twinkletoes - goat kid
Very cheeky Pigmy Goat kid.
6x12 inches approx
Deep canvas painted around sides
Acrylic
£120
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Close to Mum - giraffe calf and cow
Close to Mum - giraffe calf and cow
A tender moment with a giraffe calf close to its mother.
Acrylic on deep canvas where the image continues around the sides.
Approx 8 x 20 x 1 1/2 inches
£195
Balancing Act - giraffe
Balancing Act - giraffe
A most unusual position for a giraffe as it reaches round to scratch its leg.
Coloured pencil on smooth Fabriano paper
Framed size approx 14 x 17 inches
£145
Quiet Stripes - Okapi
Quiet Stripes - Okapi
This very rare, timid animal with it's distinctive striped rear end, long neck and lovely velvet coat, is a close relative of the Giraffe
Acrylic
16x12 inch oval canvas in a gold frame
£375
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Snack Time - Red Squirrel
Snack Time - Red Squirrel
This Red Squirrel snacking on seeds is in a very different, looser style as I have used Acrylic inks for a change.
Acrylic Ink and Coloured Pencil
13x17 inches approx framed size: natural oak
£210
Rusty Relic - Narrow Gauge Steam Engine
Rusty Relic - Narrow Gauge Steam Engine
The rough texture of the watercolour paper really captures this rusty old steam engine - lovely colours
13 x 17 framed size
Coloured Pencil
on watercolour paper
£145
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Farm Sparrows - birds House Sparrows
Farm Sparrows - birds House Sparrows
A lovely group of House Sparrows flitting in and out of a pig sty window.
Acrylic on canvas in a pale grey frame
Framed size 15 x 16 inches approx
£250
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A Celebration of the Suffolk Horse
A Celebration of the Suffolk Horse
Capturing the various aspects of the glorious but rare Suffolk Punch: working and showing together with a typical head
26x22 inches framed size
Acrylic
£495




Suffolk Tails - Suffolk Punch horses NEW
Suffolk Tails - Suffolk Punch horses NEW
Very restful painting: beautiful lighting and colour. Three Suffolk Horses relaxing in the sun.
Acrylic on linen
Approx 12 x 24 inches
£450
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Shy Suffolk - Suffolk Punch foal
Shy Suffolk - Suffolk Punch foal
A lovely Suffolk Horse foal, close to its mother. The nose is so real that it's strokeable.
Acrylic on
12 x 12 inch deep linen canvas
£175
Available in eShop
Bitterns at Minsmere - birds
Bitterns at Minsmere - birds
Not one, but two Bitterns seen at RSPB Minsmere Reserve.
Acrylic on canvas in a lovely toned gold frame.
Framed size 26 x 14 inches
£375
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Land of Song - bird Wren Wales
Land of Song - bird Wren Wales
This male wren is singing his very musical and surprisingly loud song, perched on this bilingual sign post in Wales, to advertise that he has made a lovely nest. Which could possibly be in the bramble bush behind.
Acrylic on a deep canvas where the image continues around the sides
7 x 19 inches
£295
Lunch Line - Swallows birds
Lunch Line - Swallows birds
A parent swallow performs skilled aerial acrobatics to feed their three adorable fledglings.
Acrylic on deep canvas where the image continues around the sides.
7 x 19 inches
£295
Playgroup - Suffolk sheep lambs
Playgroup - Suffolk sheep lambs
A group of Suffolk lambs with their characteristic black heads and lop ears.
Framed size approx 12 x 10 inches
Acrylic ink - black frame
£110
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Garden Robin - bird SOLD
Garden Robin - bird SOLD
8x8 inches deep canvas
Image continues around sides
Acrylic
This robin is busy finding food in recently dug soil for its brood of growing chicks.

Downward Dash - Red Squirrel
Downward Dash - Red Squirrel
An alert Red Squirrel on an intricate landscape of pine bark
6 x 12 inches Deep canvas
Image continues around sides
Acrylic
£125
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Suffolk Youngsters - Suffolk Horses
Suffolk Youngsters - Suffolk Horses
Beautiful light catching the backs and tails of these young Suffolk Punches
11 x 14 inches deep canvas
painted around sides
Acrylic
£195




Red Poll - Cattle SOLD
Red Poll - Cattle SOLD
A lovely study of this Suffolk breed
12 x 12 inches
Acrylic on deep linen canvas

Handsome Herdwick - sheep  SOLD
Handsome Herdwick - sheep SOLD
12 x 12 inches deep linen canvas
Acrylic
Herdwicks are a very hardy breed breed of hill sheep originating from the Lake District
Ellingham Dusk - Barn Owl  SOLD
Ellingham Dusk - Barn Owl SOLD
A beautiful Barn Owl in a Suffolk landscape
13x17 inches framed size
Acrylic

A Mixed Bunch - Native Breed Piglets SOLD
A Mixed Bunch - Native Breed Piglets SOLD
A very busy mixed litter of native breed piglets
6 x 16 inches
Deep canvas painted around sides
Acrylic

Ploughing a Straight Furrow - suffolk horses working  SOLD
Ploughing a Straight Furrow - suffolk horses working SOLD
This team won the Copper Kettle for the Straightest Furrow
34 x 24 inches framed size
Acrylic on canvas

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