Lustleigh

.  The countryside around Lustleigh in Devon is very picturesque with the dramatic hills of Exmoor, woodlands, fields and drovers roads much of it contained by ancient stone walls.  Also referred to as ridgeways many drovers’ roads were ancient routes of unknown age, some dating back to medieval  times. These hidden byways or droveways were a route for droving livestock on foot fromContinue reading “Lustleigh”

Bristol

This larger picture is 30 x 24 painted in Acrylics on board was a challenge. It was commissioned by granddaughter Charlotte who lives in Bristol as I did too.  I wanted to capture the iconic Brunel Suspension Bridge and the quirky colourful houses and hills in the Howells area of the City.  It even hasContinue reading “Bristol”

Lustleigh

Originally born and bred in Somerset I have many dear friends who live further on down the West Country into Devon.  Martin lives in a beautiful remote house in the village of Lustleigh high up in the Exmoor Hills. With traditional thatched cottages surrounded by handsome countryside it is an artist’s delight. In whatever seasonContinue reading “Lustleigh”