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CANDELABRA – Colin lighting the 9th candle of his Candelabra

CANDELABRA – Colin lighting the 9th candle of his Candelabra

This constructive wood sculpture was made from a small locally sourced tree, with added appendages for nine candleholders. It stands freely, at 6’ high, without candles. This photo appeared on the front cover of ‘The Deans Magazine’s December issue. HEIGHT: 72” and price £2,500

Southill Lane Eastcote

Southill Lane Eastcote

Southill Lane Eastcote’  Oil  26”x17” Not For Sale This was painted toward the end of October, 1998, when the leaves of trees were changing to a variety of spectacular colours.   The trees border a cricket field in Eastcote, close to the ‘then’ family home.   At the end of […]

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The West Pier Brighton 1993

The West Pier Brighton 1993

The West Pier Brighton 1993 Oil on board – 20” Diameter This month sees me continuing to work on Acrylic Sculpture influenced by Rodin; this will be in readiness for next years Open House Festival in May 2019 I shall offer ‘The West Pier Brighton’ for auction soon. This 20” […]

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A Walk Through Telscombe Village

A Walk Through Telscombe Village

A Walk Through Telscombe Village 41” X 26” Oil £650 I painted this in August 2002; it is set facing South coming out of the village past the church, with (the then) youth hostel on centre left. The two small figures, Tessa and Tara Jarrett, who were neighbours of mine […]

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Hissing Cat and Works for 2019

Hissing Cat and Works for 2019

  I have always found cats both domestic an wild fascinating and intelligent animals; – and also highly independent despite domestication. One of my sales in my Open House was ‘Hissing Cat’ a freestanding pine sculpture, in pinewood 17” high. New work has now started for the 2019 show, allowing […]

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House of Rayne Open Studio Sucess at 2018 Brighton Festival

House of Rayne Open Studio Sucess at 2018 Brighton Festival

The month of May, witnessed many visitors to The House of Rayne, for its first Open House, of the Brighton Fringe Festival. Almost with out exception, visitors expressed intrigue and amazement, at the many disciplines of the 100 plus works of art on display.  Visitors Book quotes: G. Ingold ‘Love it all -what […]

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Brighton Festival May 2018 Open House

Brighton Festival May 2018 Open House

The House of Rayne has now become an ‘Artist’s Open House for Fringe of the Brighton Festival for the four weekends of May. Of course I have held gallery ‘views’ since 2003, and the many guests and patrons have now persuaded me (at last!) to become an ‘official Open House’ […]

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West Pier Brighton

West Pier Brighton

West Pier Brighton 20” diam circle oil paint £600 This painting is based on how the declining West Pier looked in 1993, when it had recently become detached from the land. At that time The West Pier Trust was try fervently to raise many millions of pound for its restoration; but as […]

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Seaspray at Saldean

Seaspray at Saldean

Seaspray at Saldean 20” x 16” (Oil) £150 March is traditionally associated with windy weather, and despite the UK being enveloped in snow at present, my oil painting ‘Seaspray at Saltdean’ shows the traditional March effect of the wind at high tide. I walk along the underpass between Saltdean & […]

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