Ashwinstudio art blog

Paintings, contemporary sculpture and furniture by Ashley Baldwin-Smith


Cromer Beach plein air

30th April, 2018 - Ashley

I painted this plein air study over Easter in Cromer on very grey day. It is a very fast study using a very limited palette and quick large brushstrokes. Cromer Beach Oil […]

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Morning On The River Cam oil painting

27th April, 2018 - Ashley

On a mid February morning I headed to Paradise Fen Nature Reserve in Newnham, Cambridge to sketch and photograph the River Cam. From the sketches and photos I worked up this new […]

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Fenland Roots, metal sculpture commission

3rd April, 2018 - Ashley

Someone recently posted on of my commissioned sculptures on social media – Fenland Roots is displayed at the Wetherspoon, The Hippodrome, March along with a nice plaque.

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Exploring along the Avon River

13th February, 2018 - Ashley

I painted this using alla prima, or wet-on-wet technique, using mostly large brushes as I wanted to keep the work fresh and loose. It depicts a meadow next to the River Avon, […]

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King Arthur Walk, Tintagel – oil painting

11th February, 2018 - Ashley

I worked this painting up from colour studies and sketches. I tried to depict the wonderful clean light and bright colours of Cornwall, such as the pure cobalt green of the sea. […]

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