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Les Alpes

I’ve been experimenting with acrylic paint and texture paste on large sheets of thick watercolour paper. I did’t really plan to do it this way – in fact I had planned to paint some large watercolours – but one thing … Continue reading

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Hampshire show still running!

I have had some paintings in a an art exhibition in Romsey, Hampshire. The show started at the beginning of June and still has about a week to run until the paintings come down. The setting is wonderful, with a … Continue reading

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Abstracts without titles

I have been finishing off a series of abstract paintings for a summer show in Hampshire – details below. The trouble is, I need to decide on how to title them. Until now they have hung on my walls at … Continue reading

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Stourhead Summer Exhibition 2017, Wiltshire

As usual, I will be taking part in the summer art exhibition at Stourhead in Wiltshire, in the lovely First-View Gallery. The show runs from: Saturday 3rd June – Sunday 25th June First-View Gallery    Spread Eagle Courtyard, Stourton Wiltshire, … Continue reading

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A portrait of a dog

  I have just finished painting an acrylic portrait of a dog. Just for fun I took a few photos of the various stages, so you can see how the layers are built up. In the first picture you can … Continue reading

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Painting planets

This weekend I experimented with a new subject, astronomy. About ten years ago I bought a telescope, and from then on I have found the night sky fascinating. Here are my first attempts to capture something of the jewel-like quality … Continue reading

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Italy in watercolours – paintings by Rebecca Jelbert

The buildings of Italy are full of texture and colour. Crumbling plaster, fading paintwork, slatted blinds and exposed brickwork all add to the beauty of these beautiful facades. Terracotta roof tiles are a favourite of mine, but it’s important not to put in too … Continue reading

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