Monday, 22 June 2015

North Wales Open 2015

Cedryn panorama  Pastel on board











Raining in Gwynedd  Watercolour/Ink

Two paintings entered and accepted this year at the North Wales Open at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold, North Wales.

It's been a busy year so far, lots of walking, visiting familiar and unfamiliar areas, with a great deal of sketching and colour notes prepared. There will be many paintings completed over the next couple of months in time for this year's Helfa Gelf.

Cedryn panorama Pastel on board
My first painting of Cedryn was over 20 years ago. Remote and isolated at the end of a valley with dark mountains as neighbours. Cedryn was abandoned many years ago. This painting is also available as a limited edition print.




Raining in Gwynedd Watercolour/Ink
The forecast was for the rain in the morning to clear followed by sunny intervals. The sun did not materialise! Gwynedd is full of these lovely rusting gates with fabulous slabs of slate, cold to the touch but rich in colour when wet.

20 June - 28 August
http://www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk/en/whats-on/north-wales-open-2015/

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Sunday, 7 June 2015

Denbigh Midsummer Festival

Brenig  Pastel/Watercolour
























Four new pieces of work delivered to Carriageworks Denbigh in preparation for the Denbigh Midsummer Festival.


Denbigh Midsummer Festival: Down to Earth @ The Carriageworks (21 June 2015)

A live music event with "Down to Earth" returning to play their evocative and ethereal music and an exhibition of art entitled Vibrant Nature. Price includes tea and cake.
Location: The Carriageworks, Love Lane, Denbigh
Admission: £2 (£1.50 concessions)

Carriageworks Denbigh's a local business that aims to promote the creativity of a community by selling locally sourced and produced art and craft from the North Wales area. 
Part of the 'makethemostof' idea.
Visit www.makethemostof.co.uk for more information.

Make the most of Carriageworks is also on Facebook.