My April Challenge [to myself in Lockdown] is to sketch a scene each day. 1 April … Today I sketched, later adding a little watercolour, a boatyard on the Thames! 2 April … Happy Easter! Our little Easter Egg tree! 3 April … Orleans Gallery Twickenham 4 April … Captured Baardvark on its way upContinue reading “Sketch a Day!”
Throughout this month I have added poems to my pictures and, even I, enjoyed this one. As I have now uploaded daily for over 3000 days in a row I may struggle to create poetry to add each day 😀 Since Lockdown One began last year, there’s been builders either sideThe sound of drills justContinue reading “Skip Art…”
Thoroughly enjoyed searching for a poem to go with my art over the past month [ https://larkstudios.co.uk/gallery/ ] so I’m having a bit of fun with places that have featured in my life [so far] … 1 of 12 … Mist over Pendle [always windy] No one can tell me,Nobody knows,Where the wind comes from,WhereContinue reading “Tracks of my Years…”
Final day of my Challenge to myself and, just like Drawing, Painting or Linocutting I have really enjoyed the journey. My final picture is a bit of fun in the sun! Lockdown has been really difficult for many and this little initiative has not only made me target a part of the day with aContinue reading “Have Fun …”
Every Picture tells a Story … Day 7 – Escapism …It is so easy for an artist to escape to anywhere in the world through their art. If you love Italy then I hope you enjoy this watercolour. Whether it be Venice, Rome or any of the many wonderful places Italy has to offer youContinue reading “Art, Stories, Poems and Quotes …”
Day 3 – Back home … For my third artwork I have captured a late evening shot of Fishing Trawlers moored up after days at sea. This scene has been extremely popular with lovers of our UK Coast and is inspired by the wonderful atmosphere of the fish quay in Brixham. It is extremely dangerous atContinue reading “Back home …”
Throughout February I will be featuring and making available original artworks together with a short story showing the inspiration for the work… The feature will be posted on the Gallery page daily and hopefully be of interest to you in what inspires my work. https://larkstudios.co.uk/gallery/
Lovely feature in the Artist Magazine depicting my White Swans linocut one of 4 celebrating not only the bird life on the Thames but also the beers of Thames Side Brewery. The River Thames and its environment has inspired many artists over the years with its pageantry, atmosphere and wildlife. Recently its birdlife has inspiredContinue reading “The Artist Magazine”
Thank you to everyone for all the wonderful attention my art has received this year. I hope you have a much better 2021 and I look forward to creating works you will like. Whilst predominantly a linocut artist I love to create the occasional watercolour. A Bevy of Swans … Loose Watercolour that captures anContinue reading “Thank you …”
ART for Christmas … Support your local #microbrewery Buy any of my original #linocut artworks from the wonderful Thames Side Brewery and as a thank you for hosting my work 25% of sales will go to Andy & Michelle and their local business. #WhiteSwan #BlackSwan #EgyptianGoose #Heron Each original linocut is sized at 300×300 [FramedContinue reading “Thameside Brewery”
Original watercolour viewed from the National Gallery. ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR Original watercolour 40 x 30 [Framed 53 x 43] £140 plus £15 Post/Pack … This iconic scene is one of my favourite views captured following a visit to the wonderful National Gallery and then painted in my loose watercolour style.
This beautiful chap is an original linocut inspired by a commission for his new family following being abandoned and rescued by Battersea. He has found a great home! ORIGINAL LINOCUT This original linocut is sized at 300 x 300 [Mounted & Framed 500 x 500] and is available £140 + £15 Post/Pack Thank you againContinue reading “Rescued …”
Lovely to be featured by Essdee in their ‘Meet the Printmaker’ series … We were delighted to catch up with Keith Tunnicliffe to find out more about his career, his style of lino printing and his experience of being a finalist in Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 … https://www.essdee.co.uk/meet-the-printmaker-keith-tunnicliffe-lino-printing-artist/
Original Watercolour capturing our beautiful coastline … ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR Original Watercolour – 20 x 30 [Framed 35 x 45] £75 + £15 Post/Pack … The coastal path throughout the South West inspires us all. Each stroll, walk or ramble changes each and every day for us all as the weather continues to illuminate our seas,Continue reading “Coastal Path”
Original stylised capture of the waves beneath the pier. Everyone loves a Pier … don’t they? ORIGINAL LINOCUT 18 x 18 [Framed 35 x 35] …Original linocut. £75 + £12 Post/Pack … I have always had a love of the coast including harbours and shorelines, traditional craft and creeks, beaches and piers – in shortContinue reading “Under the Pier”
‘As onwards over the estuary they speed‘ … Original linocut capturing a pair of Swallows feeding on the wing. ORIGINAL LINOCUT 20 x 20 [Framed 32 x 32] Original linocut. £80 + £12 Post/Pack … Taken from a series of original linocuts capturing these amazing visitors swooping over the Teign Estuary in South Devon.
Ever fascinated when I see the gig boats heading out I captured the crew on a cold day doing what they love. ORIGINAL LINOCUT Gig Racers heading out … Original linocut – £160 + £15 Post/Pack. 300 x 300 [Mounted & Framed 500 x 500] Yet again a big thank you for all your comments.Continue reading “Gig Racers heading out”
The Breakwater at Brixham has inspired artists and photographers over the years with its ever changing skies and stormy seas. Here are a series of 4 original linocuts capturing the scene. ORIGINAL LINOCUTS Each sized at 300 x 300 [Mounted & Framed 500 x 500] Each individual linocut available £160 + £15 Post/Pack Thank youContinue reading “Breakwater Skies”
My original linocut capture of the fishing boats moored up in the harbour as the night draws in. ORIGINAL LINOCUT 300×300 [Framed 500×500] Priced at £140 +£15 Post/Pack. So many wonderful comments and requests regarding my art during this lockdown … Thank You!
My latest Brixham feature in watercolours is this view from Berry Head over the headlands towards Sharpham. Have to say this is one of my favourite views. 300×400 [Framed 450×550] Priced at £125 +£15 Post/Pack. Thank you all for the lovely comments and a special thank you to the lovely folks who have bought myContinue reading “Berry Head”
Continuing my Brixham theme in watercolours is this view captured from the bottom of Temperance steps. Just one of the many steep climbs and descents around the harbour. 300×400 [Framed 450×550] Priced at £125 +£15 Post/Pack. Thank you all for the lovely comments and I hope they have cheered you up during this torrid time.
This ‘happy’ capture of the inner harbour at Brixham from the quay is one of my favourite views. My watercolour style is loose and looks to capture the atmosphere of this great view and the colourful boats. 300×300 [Framed 500×500] Priced at £140 +£15 Post/Pack. I have had an amazing response to my watercolours featuredContinue reading “From the Quay”
The Breakwater at Brixham from above the Coastguard Cottages. My watercolour style is loose and looks to capture the atmosphere of this great view and the ever changing skies. 300×300 [Framed 500×500] Priced at £140 +£15 Post/Pack. Thank you all for the amazing amount of interest in my last feature which headed of to aContinue reading “The Breakwater”
Absolutely overwhelmed to have my work selected as Art of the Month by Artist & Leisure Painter Magazine … inspired by OldWalls Vineyard! In their words … ‘I will go where the swallows go, following orange sunsets and amber wings’ Carson Alexander Defelice. This set of prints by Keith Tunnicliffe captures the changing landscape asContinue reading “Art of the Month”
‘End of the Summer’ Swallows heading over Southern Spain! Inspired by Chris Stewart’s ‘Driving over Lemons’ … this is the time of year lots of our wonderful birds fly South including Swallows, Sand Martins and House Martins. This is an individual one off original linocut measuring 300 x 300 and framed 500 x 500. £175Continue reading “End of the Summer”
My take on ‘The Streets of London’ … a lighthearted placement of my artwork across our amazing capital!
Swallows over Old Walls Vineyard’ 4 original linocuts inspired by Old Walls Vineyard on the River Teign Estuary. The ideas flowed during a lunch visit to this wonderful vineyard high up on the Teign Valley overlooking the estuary. The inspiration came before the wine by the way! The South West coastline with its dramatic seasContinue reading “Swallows over Old Walls Vineyard…”
A couple of visits across the moor led to this linocut capture of the glorious Dartmoor landscape covered in gorse and heather. 300 x 300 [Framed 500 x 500] Priced at £175 + £15 Post/Pack.
Lovely article featuring my work capturing Sandown Pier on the Isle of Wight. The work was inspired by Lindsay Jobling who photographed the scene beneath the pier whilst isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic. This situation has been a tough ask for Lindsay and I gifted the blue linocut as a mark of his stoic performanceContinue reading “The Pier Society”