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The Station at Llangollen Steam Railway
The Station at Llangollen Steam Railway Oil on Canvas. (40.7cm x 30.5cm) (Unframed) On a bright, brisk autumn day, ex-industrial 0-6-0 saddle tank loco ‘Jessie’, makes an atmospheric start as she runs round her train at Llangollen, ready for her … Read More
Thomas’s House, Laugharne
I have already painted this scene as a watercolour, but as I’m not particularly proficient as a watercolorist, I thought it would be sensible to repeat the exercise using acrylics.
I was particularly pleased with the rocks and the stone pier in this painting, and I also think that the foliage worked well.
Towards Powderham from a cliff near Exmouth
Towards Powderham from a cliff near Exmouth Oil on Canvas (12 inches x 16 inces) (Unframed) This is the first of two oils that I intend painting from the Exmouth sketchbook. I love Exmouth and it’s broad vistas over the … Read More
Vermuden’s Drain. Horseshoe Drove. Chatteris
I gathered quite a lot of material in my Fenland sketchpad and on camera when I had a few days in Chatteris in September. I love The Fens, the big skies and wide horizons, with unbroken views for miles.
This scene is a little different and it interested me because of its history. Vermudan was the Dutch engineer who in the 1800’s came to The Fens to design and install the drainage that enabled land to be reclaimed, so I am assuming, despite this lock now being overgrown and redundant, that at one time it must have been a part of the new irrigation system.
Windmill across Breydon Water from Burgh Castle
Windmill across Breydon Water from Burgh Castle painted by Frank Callaghan. Acrylic on Water Colour Paper (Circa A4) (Unframed) This was painted quickly and taken from the Gorleston sketch book. I liked the reeds making the foreground and giving distance to … Read More
Working on The River Thames. London
Working on The River Thames. London Acrylic on Board (A3) (Unframed) Whenever I visit London I love to randomly snap on my iPhone as I walk around, and occasionally sit and do some quick pencil sketches in a small sketch … Read More
Yorkshire Dales Near Askrigg
Yorkshire Dales Near Askrigg Painted by Frank Callaghan. Acrylic on Acrylic Board (Circa A3) (Unframed) This is based on a sketch and photographs taken on our recent trip to The Yorkshire Dales. We loved The Dales and there is so … Read More