Ashwinstudio art blog - April, 2018


Cromer Beach plein air

30th April, 2018

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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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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Watercolour study of Cambridgeshire

13th December, 2017

Watercolour study by Kenneth Baldwin-Smith depicting a view from Hill Farm, Harston looking towards Haslingfield. Probably a study for a later oil painting. He would regularly sketch local scenes of Cambridgeshire, such […]

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CAMaraderie II Exihibition, Cambridge

13th March, 2013

I will be exhibiting two landscape paintings in CAMaraderie II exhibition – 21st March to 2nd April 2013 at Williams Art, Cambridge.

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Mayday Marina

12th August, 2009

Finally, my painting titled Mayday Marina is dry enough to be hung in an exhibition at the Williams Gallery. Whilst painting this, I really wanted to capture some the energy of the […]

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Ten Mile Bank viewed from Brandon Creek

24th July, 2009

I painted this view, another in my Fenland Series,  of Ten Mile Bank near Brandon Creek in June. I painted this wet in wet with mostly a large brush as I rushed […]

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New painting titled Fen Storm

22nd June, 2009

Fen Storm is a different painting to my recent work, it is painted with free , expressive and large brush strokes. I really enjoyed painting this and will work in this way […]

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Tree paintings in exhibition

18th June, 2009

Decided to show two of my paintings depicting avenue of trees and different times of the year. June Avenue was painted a few months ago but is based on paint sketches made […]

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Watching paint dry

16th June, 2009

I have paintings on the go, all at different stages, some very close to completion and others midway. However, they are all at a stage where they need to dry before I […]

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