Welcome to my Gallery, here you will find a selection of my work, explore to find out more
Dreaming of Turquoise Seas
Acrylic painting on round canvas, 46cm diameter. Inspired by the waves at West Bay, Dorset
Early Spring Sunshine, Abbotsbury
Acrylic painting on canvas 60cm x 45cm (24" x 18") St Catherine's Chapel, Abbotsbury with the Isle of Portland in the far distance. One of the most spectacular views from the Jurassic Coast Road B3157
Charmouth Rocks II
Acrylic painting on round canvas 40cm diameter Inspired by the rocks and particularly the light catching the surf at Charmouth beach, Dorset
Catching the Light
Oil painting on canvas 25.5cm x 25.5cm The perfect moment when the wave catches the light, just before it curles over and crashes on to the shore!
Echoes of Hardy, Maiden Castle
Acrylic painting on canvas 40cm x 40cm Maiden Castle - mentioned in 'The Mayor of Casterbridge' and 'Far from the Madding Crowd' Also famous as the setting for the short story ‘A Tryst in an Ancient Earthwork’. Thomas Hardy called it Mai-Dun.
Southwest Coast Path Vista
Acrylic painting on canvas 40cm x 40cm Inspired by the view along the South West Coastal path from Bowleaze to Osmington in Dorset
Echoes of Hardy, Lulworth Cove
Acrylic painting on canvas, 40cm x 40cm Inspired by a poem by Hardy 'Lulworth Cove a Century back' an ode to John Keats, commemorating his visit to Lulworth Cove before setting off to Rome.It is also referred to in 'Desperate Remedies', the story ‘A Tradition of 1804’, and it also features in 'Far From the Madding Crowd', where Sergeant Troy ‘goes for a swim’ and disappears for a number of years, only to suddenly reappear and be shot by Boldwood!
Echoes of Hardy, Rushy Pond
Acrylic painting on canvas, 40cm x 40cm Thomas Hardy's birthplace Thorncombe woods, Bockhampton. Rushy Pond is also popularly believed to be the setting for his famous poem ‘Neutral Tones’. It is also part of Egdon Heath – the setting mentioned in 'The Return of the Native'.
Golden Cap Sunset
Acrylic painting on canvas, 40cm x 40cm Inspired by the beautiful sunsets of late summer, viewed from Eype looking towards Golden Cap, Dorset
Sunshine & Surf
Acrylic painting on canvas, 35.5cm x 25.5cm Chesil Beach near the Portland Coast Road is the inspiration for this painting. I love the way the wave catches the sun before it crashes down onto the pebbles!
Riding the waves, Kimmeridge Bay
Acrylic painting on canvas, 40cm x 40cm Inspired by the Windsurfers at Kimmeridge Bay. While we wrap up against the strong winds they are harnessing the wind and racing across the water at incredible speed
Acrylic on canvas, 40cm x 40cm Inspired by the summer days when the sea is a gorgeous blue and the sparkles of light dance across the surface like little stars