Ashwinstudio art blog - Painting the fens

Paintings, contemporary sculpture and furniture by Ashley Baldwin-Smith


Looking for inspiration

29th May, 2009

Last few weeks, I have been out sketching, making paint studies and taking reference photos of trees, skies, the sea and various fen landscapes, from Prickwillow to Heacham beach. Still working on […]

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Artist Block?

9th May, 2009

After spending the morning gardening, I decided to continue one of my paintings. The oil painting has been worked up from sketches and ref photos made in April when I visited and […]

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Spring Morning at St Ives Lakes

5th May, 2009

Finished this painting of a Spring Morning at St Ives just in time to go into the Landscape II  exhibition at Williams Art Gallery.  I only had minutes to sketch and photograph the […]

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New Landscape Exhibition

1st May, 2009

I am exhibiting paintings from my Fenland Series at the Williams Art Gallery. Exhibition starts May 5th. Other artists involved will be Richard Keys, Gail de Cordova, Nicholas James Juett, Jess Sutton and Maureen […]

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Out in the fens again

22nd April, 2009

I spent much of my weekends in the fens again. My wife and my oldest son had a lovely walk along the Counter Wash drain in Mepal towards the old pumping station […]

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