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Lyme Regis High Street Painted by Frank Callaghan
Lyme Regis High Street

Lyme Regis High Street Painted by Frank Callaghan.  Acrylic on Acrylic Board (Circa A3) (Unframed) I think this will be the last painting taken from the Lyme Regis sketch book, from my visit in 2015. I have always intended to … Read More

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Lymington High Street at sunset

Lymington High Street at sunset (acrylic on acrylic board  (29.7mm x 42.0mm)     I was really pleased to be able to paint this from a photograph taken by my son, Matt Callaghan. He lis a keen photographer, and as … Read More

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Lymington High Street early morning

Every morning on weekdays, throughout the year at 0700 I undertake a daily walk. In the summer this might often be in The Forest, but in the wet winter months it follows a trail down to the salt marsh, the yacht basin, estuary, Town Quay and back up the High Street.

The last bit is a bit of a climb, and as it approaches 0800 the town, even in lockdown, is beginning to come to life.

On a cold , sunny morning I decided to grab some images. This is one of them. Painting it, I have tried to keep it loose and unfussy. Whether I’ve succeeded is up to you.

 

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Lymington Salt Marsh

Acrylic on Acrylic Board (circa A4) (Unframed)

This was an experiment. I decided to approach this small A4 oil sketch in a different way. I applied underpainting straight to the primed board without any marking out, and then drafted an approximate image over the under painting.

After that I painted this intentionally quickly, using only small and medium sized bristle brushes.

I began to get somewhere near t the effect that I was seeking, but not quite.

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Maryport

Maryport Acrylic on Acrylic Board (A3 Unframed)

I visited Maryport whilst on a trip to The Lakes a couple of years ago. Going there was an afterthought, and I arrived late on a beautiful summer’s evening. At first I was not overly impressed by the town, perhaps not arriving at the best of times, as it had pretty much shut down for the day. However, when I reached the harbour my spirits were lifted.

The harbour is an interesting collection. Many of the boats looked well used and rather past their best, which of course makes them interesting, whilst the harbour surrounds were pretty much new waterside development, affording interesting marine views.

This made for an incongruous mix, and as I was painting this, I found myself, at one stage, almost doing two separate paintings. The new style development of buildings, I was painting accurately, almost like an architectural image, whereas the boats were receiving a broader and more loose treatment.

The evening light provided some stark tonal contrasts, and I wrestled with these duding the painting, but overall, I feel quite happy with the final outcome

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Misty Light at St Ives Harbour (Copy)

Misty Light at St Ives Harbour  Acrylic on Acrylic Board (A3 Unframed) I have already produced an acrylic of my trip to Moushole which was in early spring, and I have also produced three or four water colours/pen and ink … Read More

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Morecambe Bay
Morecambe Bay

Morecambe Bay Trawler (Acrylic on Acrylic Board)  (A3 Unframed) This is an image I saw at Morecambe Bay near to Barrow in Furness. The estuary there is a delight and has a rich mix of views, ranging from the industrial to … Read More

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Morning at Pin Mill Painted in Oil by Frank Callaghan
Morning at Pin Mill

Morning at Pin Mill Painted in Oil by Frank Callaghan.  Oil on canvas (20 inches x 16 inches) (Unframed) This is the last in a series of oils I have done of Pin Mill, in Suffolk. I still have quite … Read More

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Mount Pleasant MIll: Kirston in Lindsey

Mount Pleasant MIll: Kirston in Lindsey (Pen over Water Colour on Water Colour Paper)  (A4 Unframed) This is the final pen over water colour wash in a series of Mount Pleasant Mill, at Kirston in Lindsey. The mill is a few … Read More

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Mousehole alleyway. Cornwall

Mousehole alleyway. Cornwall Acrylic on acrylic board (A3) (Unframed) This was the result of my recent trip to Cornwall. I started in Mousehole, further west than I have previously travelled on the UK mainland. A beautiful place to visit. I … Read More

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Mousehole Harbour

Mousehole Harbour  Acrylic on Acrylic Board (A3 Unframed) Here is another acrylic from my trip to Moushole in Cornwall in spring 2019. It was a most productive trip, and I fancy, that as yet, I have a few more to … Read More

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Mousehole Harbour (2)

Mousehole Harbour (2) Acrylic on Acrylic Board (A3 Unframed) Here is another acrylic from my trip to Moushole in Cornwall in spring 2019. It was a most productive trip, and I fancy, that as yet, I have a few more … Read More

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Mousehole Harbour (Copy)

Mousehole Harbour  Acrylic on Acrylic Board (A3 Unframed) Here is another acrylic from my trip to Moushole in Cornwall in spring 2019. It was a most productive trip, and I fancy, that as yet, I have a few more to … Read More

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Mousehole Harbour. Another aspect

Mousehole Harbour. Another aspect (A3 acrylic on acrylic board) (Unframed) I suspect this will be the last view I will paint. for now at least, of Mousehole Harbour. I think I’ve derived pretty good value out of my few days … Read More

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New York Burger Stalls

New York Burger Stalls Oil on Canvas 20 inches x 14 inches, (Unframed) This is possibly the final paining I shall do from the New York trip. I’m not absolutely sure, because I have other material, and I do find … Read More

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Norwich Castle from The Forum

The Castle I suppose is an equally iconic Norwich view, but perhaps not this particular view. As I wander I like to find what is perhaps a less obvious or well rehearsed view of a famous image. This one I believe fits that description, because it’s not a full on view across the multi coloured market stalls, which is the usual angle taken by photographers.

I like this because of the building to the right part shields the view, and the terrific contrast it gives of light and shade, and in particular I like the large chimneys standing statuesque in front of the Castle, The tree is amazing, a myriad of twigs and branches, and more interesting in this December view where it is gloriously leafless. A bit difficult to paint, but worth the effort I felt.

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Norwich from Mousehold

The idea of doing this was a preliminary to doing a similar scene as an A3., and hopefully doing this smaller version first, it might assist me in finding a way to paint in a looser style.

I’m pretty happy with the middle ground, but I feel I got a bit lost in the foreground.

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Norwich from Mousehold Heath

 

I’ve painted this exact scene once before, except it was in A4 format. I wanted to paint it again and use the larger A3 format so that I could more easily widen the vista just a bit, both east and west, to include a few more landmarks, in particular, to the east, St John’s Catholic Cathedral, and St Giles Church just to the fore of the cathedral.

That’s a part of the city I very much enjoy as it contains Willow Lane, where I went to junior school. No longer a school, now I believe solicitor’s offices. What else?

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Norwich Market Place Painted by Frank Callaghan
Norwich Market Place

Norwich Market Place Painted by Frank Callaghan.  Oil on Canvas (16 inches x 16 inches) (Unframed) I was looking forward to painting this one. It contained a lot of the ingredients I like to paint. It’s busy, there’s a lot … Read More

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Norwich Marketplace (2)

Norwich Market Place (3) (acrylic on water colour paper  (210mm x 297mm)   This picture is what I fondly call a ‘quickie’. It was painted for my delightful Goddaughter, who lives in Madrid, and who for many years, like me, … Read More

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NY Construction site: 42nd Street Painted by Frank Callaghan. A new york construction site captured in an acrylic painting by Frank Callaghan.
NY Construction site 42nd Street

NY Construction site: 42nd Street Painted by Frank Callaghan.  A new york construction site captured in an acrylic painting by Frank Callaghan. Acrylic on Board (42 cm x 29 cm) (Unframed) On a hot day, I had walked The Highline … Read More

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Oxford in the rain an Acrylic Painting by Frank Callaghan
Oxford in the rain

Oxford in the rain an Acrylic Painting by Frank Callaghan.  Acrylic on Acrylic Board (Circa A3) (Unframed) I love Oxford. It’s a City of views. I don’t mean the inevitable fine architecture of the College buildings, fine as they are, … Read More

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Pen over water colour: Inside Carmel Priory

Pen over water colour: Inside Carmel Priory (Pen over water colour on water colour paper)  (A4 Unframed) This was a sketch from the South Lakes sketch book. Carmel Priory is a beautiful building, both inside and out. It has all the … Read More

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Pete’s Garage

Pete’s Garage Acrylic on Board  (A3) (Unframed) This is something of a new venture for me, a garage interior. I took my car into Pete’s Garage a few weeks ago to have tyres checked and whilst standing around was sufficiently … Read More

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Pin Mill East Anglia Painted by Frank Callaghan in Acrylic
Pin Mill

Pin Mill.  Acrylic on Acrylic Board (Circa A3) (Unframed) This is the second of several Pin Mill pictures that I wish to Paint of Pin Mill. I visited the area last summer (2104), and gathered a lot of material. It’s … Read More

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Pin Mill Barges Painted by Frank Callaghan in Oil on Canvas
Pin Mill Barges

Pin Mill Barges Painted by Frank Callaghan in Oil on Canvas. Oil on Canvas (16′ x 20′) (Unframed) This is the third of the paintings of Pin Mill. I was keen to get the effect of low sun and reflected … Read More

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Pin Mill Suffolk Painted by Frank Callaghan in Acrylic paint
Pin Mill Suffolk

Pin Mill. Acrylic on Acrylic Board (Circa A3) (Unframed) This is taken from one of several sketches I did and photographs that I took whilst in Suffolk last summer. Pin Mill is a honey pot for artists, oozing as it … Read More

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Polperro Harbour Cornwall. A3 Acrylic on Acrylic Board

A3. acrylic on acrylic board. Polperro Harbour, Cornwall  Unframed This painting was produced from images collected on a recent trip to Cornwall. It was composed from sketches and photographs. Polperro is a delightful small Cornish, one time fishing village, with … Read More

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Post in Normandy Lane, Lymington. A4 Water Colour on Water Colour Paper

A4. Water colour on water colour paper: Post in Normandy Lane, Lymington. Unframed   This water colour was produced after a Sunday afternoon walk around the Lymington sea wall, and back along old Normandy Lane. At the time of year … Read More

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Power Station viewed across farm land: Knaish Park

Power Station viewed across farm land: Knaish Park (Acrylic on Acrylic Board)  (A3 Unframed) I first saw this view of the Power Station in the spring when visiting Gainsborough, and was really keen to paint it. Therefore I returned in the … Read More

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Railway Graveyard: Lydney Steam Railway

Railway Graveyard: Lydney Steam Railway Acrylic on acrylic board (A4) (Unframed) I did this from images sketched and photographed on a trip earlier this year to The Forest of Deane. I stayed near Lydney, and being a succour for steam … Read More

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River Avon, Salisbury Town Centre

on a sunny day in Salisbury, wandering around the town purchasing art materials, and looking at the market, it seemed a good idea to have some lunch. This cafe, The Salisbury Orangery, used to be, for many years, an art shop, called I think, ‘The Complete Artist’, or similar

The building has had a very fine restoration done to it, and is now a cafe that serves excellent coffees and food.

On a hot day, I sat outside on a Bench overlooking the river, and this was the view.

iPhone to hand I took some snaps, and this is the resulting painting.

I showed great patience painting. all the detail and there was much use of the detail brush. I’m quite pleased with the foliage and the water. but the buildings feel stark and lacking vigour. But overall a pleasing composititon.

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River Cam below Jesus Green, Cambridge

River Cam below Jesus Green, Cambridge Acrylic on board  (Circa A3 ) (Unframed) This is the second image taken from when I visited Cambridge for a few days in very early spring. Although sunny and clear, it was very cold, … Read More

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River Cam. Cambridge

River Cam. Cambridge Oil on Canvas (12 inches x 16 inches) (Unframed) I visited Cambridge for a few days in very early spring. Although sunny and clear, it was very cold, but the light gave the impression of summer. The … Read More

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RIver Itchen in Woolston, Southampton
River Itchen

Oil on canvas (framed) This is the second of the two paintings of the River Itchen in Woolston, Southampton. I really like the composition of this one, and I was really pleased with some of the painting, which for me, … Read More

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River near Salisbury

This painting is taken from a photograph sent to me by my pal Christine, who saw this view on her early morning run, and stopped to snap it on her camera.

I really liked the composition, and after a bit of artistic license edting, this is what I painted.

The reflections were particularly appealing as they are pretty much a mirror image.

On this I have tried very hard to be broader and a bit less immediate with the marks I have made. It started off well enough with broad background under-painting, but the detail of foliage once more drew me in.

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River Wensum. Norwich

River Wensum, Norwich on Acrylic Board (A3 Unframed)

I have to be very honest and admit that I saw this, as a photograph, shared on Social Media. It’s a view of my much loved home city, and an image I know well. I thought it was a super photograph and it just captured that part of the old city with which I was once so familiar. When `I lived thereI took it ll for granted, and now I live a distance from it, I miss it immensely.

As I had no intention of duplicating the photograph itself I felt sure that it wouldn’t cause any offence if I used it for a painting. I loved the reflections of the foliage and buildings in the water, although before I started the painting, I had no idea just how much trouble they would cause me to paint them.

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Robin Hood Bay

Robin Hood Bay (Acrylic on Acrylic Board)  (A3 Unframed)   This was a special commission for a school teacher from the days when I was at Grammar School. It was asked for by another ex pupil. I was never a great … Read More

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Salisbury Cathedral 2018 carol Service

Salisbury Cathedral 2018 carol Service Acrylic on Board  (A4) (Unframed) This is what I call a ‘quickie’. I don’t know why I say that, as it took just as long to paint as an A3, given all the detail, but … Read More

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Salisbury Sheep

Salisbury sheep (A4 acrylic on water colour paper) (Unframed) This quick acrylic in A4 format, on water colour paper, is an image I captured equally quickly on a very sunny day in Salisbury during the summer. We were walking around … Read More

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