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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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Snowfall in Saltdean

Snowfall in Saltdean

Snowfall in Saltdean 27” x 22” Acrylic £600 A fresh snowfall always looks beautiful. This image is of the view from a large picture window, at my previous address in Saltdean in 1991 The mound of earth, symmetrically curved possesses a mystical but natural quality, and the snow adds a […]

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A New Year Toast With A Glass Of Perrier!

A New Year Toast With A Glass Of Perrier!

PERRIER BOTTLE CLOCK 12” High Not For Sale This is an electronic clock, mounted inside a Perrier Bottle I used to drink Perrier Water, and conceived the idea of putting a clock into a Perrier bottle, back in 1990. Having suggested the idea to ‘Aqualac’ – the ‘then’ London distributer […]

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Enlightenment On The Tye

Enlightenment On The Tye

Framed Oil Painting 25” x 17” £650 The title refers to Telscombe Tye, which is a part of The South Downs, and just a few minutes walk from The House of Rayne, and where I have walked regularly for many years. I painted this in 1998, gaining much pleasure on […]

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