Ashwinstudio art blog - Landscapes

Paintings, contemporary sculpture and furniture by Ashley Baldwin-Smith

Exploring along the Avon River

13th February, 2018

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

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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Oil painting of Robin Hoods Bay

6th February, 2018

A recent trip to North Yorkshire has inspired me to paint a number of landscapes. For this painting, I wanted to capture the odd light as the rain clouds approached. Oil on […]

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Hauxton Winter Morning – oil painting

5th February, 2018

Another landscape oil painting of Hauxton on a January morning. Mostly painted very quickly using alla prima technique, although I did add some glazes after painting had dried. Oil on canvas board, […]

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Oil painting of the River Cam behind Hauxton Mill

1st February, 2018

I spent a cold day in January sketching and taking reference photos of the River Cam behind the old Hauxton Mill. This is the first of a number of quick paintings I […]

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