Tag Archives: slate

Frog Blog

Hi Everybody, Hope this Valentine’s Day finds you all well. Today’s piece is my first attempt to paint a creature. I was attracted to painting this from the wonderful varieties of colour on these tiny  tree frogs. This little guy … Continue reading

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Go with the flow

Hi, Today’s painting is a Bob Ross technique of wet-on-wet oil on slate.  Although I started painting on slate through necessity  I now find thatI prefer it. Canvas is a relatively smooth surface, the slate is a little more unpredictable. … Continue reading

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Little Angels

Hi Everyone, Today I am showing you a simple but effective design that I used to create two slates, one large and this smaller version. The first was quite difficult because the slate was rather different than the slate I had … Continue reading

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Bonding

Hi, This piece of hand-carved slate was given to my son when he was expecting his first child. I made a second for a friend in similar circumstances. It is called simply “Mother and Child”. It’s good to think that the work … Continue reading

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Celtic Solstice

Hi, today I am posting one of my earlier works and was created by the layering of two slates to achieve this effect. I believe it is the perfect piece for today as it coincides with the last installment of St. Anger … Continue reading

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Love’s Far Horizon

Hi, The weather is beautiful here today with a bit of a breeze to take the edge off the heat. Today’s piece is a hand carved Blue Bagor slate on mirror called “Hope”. It is of a young woman on … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at you – Mirror Image

Hi, hope you like today’s piece. I’ve always liked tribal art and these fella’s were irresistible! I’m keeping today’s blog short as am writing a piece about chronic pain for tomorrow.

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