I have been very happy to donate a postcard each year to Twitter Art Exhibit since 2016. Postcards are submitted by artists from around the world and sold for a set price in aid of Charity. Below is my entry for 2020 entitled ‘Three Surfers, Bude’, painted in acrylics and measuring 160 x120mm. This year’s event is in aid of Horry County Disabilities and Special Needs (HCDSN) is from 3 – 15 April 2020 Myrtle Beach SC USA.
Below are my previous contributions to TAE 2016-2019
This piece, acrylic on watercolour paper is of the view from The Trundle, Goodwood, looking towards the Isle of Wight in the far distance on the right of the painting. Now currently in the exhibition ‘Ups and Downs‘ celebrating the festivals and South Downs scenery at The Stables Theatre Art Gallery, Hastings TN34 3BD from 26 March – 26 May 2018.
Some years ago, friends of mine were moving house, relocating north and wanting a lasting reminder of their old home in Mid Sussex. I was very happy to be commissioned to paint these famous Sussex landmarks, locally known as Jack & Jill Windmills which overlook the village of Clayton and the Sussex Weald. Continue reading →
Whilst visiting Newquay in springtime and taking a walk on a bright, blustery day, I came across this scene of fishing boats between the exposed harbour arms at low tide. It was cold and bright day with the wind causing foam to blow onto the wet sand and up the beach. Continue reading →
The rugged Cornish coastline at Holywell Bay, painted in acrylics by Glen Smith
Taking a walk on an August afternoon, there was a feeling of change in the air and an end to the recent hot weather. Used as a location for the BBC series Poldark and not having visited before, I anticipated something special and wasn’t disappointed. Continue reading →
Looking out to sea from Widemouth Bay near Bude, towards Crackington Haven and Tintagel beyond on a particularly rough day. After The Storm is painted with acrylics on watercolour paper,using a monochromatic underpainting technique as a base, then adding colours with a transparent glaze, giving an almost duotone appearance. This piece measures approx 6″x12″ and is for sale. Please contact me for details.