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Pen and Wash Gallery - 2

A Pen & Wash painting of a water mill in the Cotswolds
This Water Mill is located at Lower Slaughter in the Cotswolds. Today the building houses a museum, gift shop and tea room and if you're ever in the area it's well worth a visit.

The Old Mill

A Pen & Wash painting of a Hobbies A1 Treadle Fret Saw
I discovered this vintage Hobbies A1 Treadle Saw when clearing out my late Father's attic. I have many fond memories of him making toys on this when I was a child.

The ink drawing prior to adding the washes can be seen in my Pen Gallery.

Hobbies A1 Treadle Fret Saw

A Painting of a small sail boat at anchor on a mist covered lake
This painting of a small sail boat on a mist covered lake was painted using Ink and Ink washes. It was very interesting to see the way the ink granulated when it was dropped into wet areas of paper.

Boat on a Misty Morning

A head and shoulders painting of a Raven.
This painting of a Raven was done using Ink and Ink washes

Raven

A Painting of a bungalow with trees behind
This bungalow was my home for twenty years and this painting of it was done with ink and ink washes. I really like the way the ink granulates into different hues

Bungalow

A Pen and Ink painting of Dunans Lodge
This fine Scottish lodge, built in 1825, is Situated in Glendaruel, a glen in the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. I painted this using Ink and Ink washes.

Dunans Lodge

A Pen & Wash painting of a door in York Castle.
A Pen & Wash painting of a door in York Castle. I've always maintained that the pen element of a pen & wash painting should stand in it's own right and you can see the pen work before adding the washes in my Pen Gallery

Castle Door

A Pen & Wash sketch of a ruined section of Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire, using Sepia Ink
A Pen & Wash sketch of a ruined section of Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire, using Sepia Ink

Arches at Knaresborough

A Pen and ink drawing of a substantial house surrounded by trees
I discovered this property while out walking near Castle Ashby in Northamptonshire. Castle Ashby is famous for its large Manor House, the gardens of which figure in some of my other paintings. This picture was mainly drawn in pen and ink, with ink washes being added later.

House near Castle Ashby

A monochrome painting of cottages with a bridge over a river.
A Pen & Wash monochrome painting of the hamlet of Watendlath situated in the Lake District.

Watendlath, The Lake District

A Pen & Wash sketch of a road between houses and shops in Robin Hoods Bay
A Pen & Wash sketch of New Road, Robin Hoods Bay. This was drawn using a water soluble pen which was then washed over with a brush and clean water.

New Road, Robin Hoods Bay

A Pen & Wash sketch of Crail Harbour
A Pen & Wash sketch of Crail Harbour drawn out with a soluble ink pen and then washed over with a brush and clean water.

Crail Harbour

A Pen & Wash sketch of a Fuchsia in a Tub
A Pen & Wash painting of a Fuchsia in a wooden Tub. Using a pen enabled me to pick out the detail of the wood grain and the chippings

Fuchsia in Tub

A Pen & Wash sketch of a ruined section of Knaresborough Castle
A Pen & Wash sketch of a ruined section of Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire

Castle Ruin

A Pen & Wash sketch of a cottage window with pots and containers beneath
A Pen & Wash sketch of a window seen near Broadway, in the Cotswolds

Cottage Window

A Pen & Wash painting of a chapel situated in a cemetery
This Pen & Wash painting of the Chapel in Kingsthorpe Cemetery, Northampton, was produced from a pencil sketch I drew earlier in the day.

Chapel

A Pen & Wash painting of a wooden Gazebo with tiled roof and a rustic archway
This wooden Gazebo sits at the end of a pathway that runs beneath a long rustic archway adorned with spectacular Roses. This is The Secret Garden in the grounds of Castle Ashby House in Northamptonshire.

Secret Garden

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