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Paintings & Patrons

Redentore Fireworks: 60″ x 120″, 152cm x 305cm Just a few days ago we completed the installation of a major commissioned watercolour in its destination, in a private collection in Britain. The ‘Redentore Fireworks over Venice’ had been the result … Continue reading

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A Hidden Great: Painting of the Month January 2013

Patio de los Leones, Alhambra Watercolour on paper 60″ x 137″ (152cm x 348cm) A true painting of the month this one, now exactly one month since I first confronted the huge piece of unmarked watercolour paper stretched out on … Continue reading

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All At Sea : July 2012 Painting of the Month

Historic Rivalry – J-Class Yachts Ranger & Hanuman, 200924 x 40 inches / 60 x 100 cm The last week in June saw the first gathering of the fabulous J-Class yachts in British waters since the America’s Cup Jubilee in … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee Pageant: June 2012 Painting of the Month

The Procession of the Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant, 2012 24 x 40 inches / 60 x 102 cm Not being a person who likes to miss out on a spectacle, I was thrilled to be able to witness at first … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding – Westminster Abbey

(Half-scale Maquette) Westminster Abbey – The Wedding of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, 2011 22 x 30 inches / 36 x 56 cm At exactly this time last year I was working in the studio on this maquette, building … Continue reading

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Chaos in The Studio: ‘The Silent Piano’

The Silent Piano, watercolour on paper 22 x 30 inches This forlorn and chaotic image gives a fairly accurately impression of how life in the Creswell household has been over recent months. Not the sadness and the silence, but the … Continue reading

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December Painting of the Month

‘A Mountain Farm, Slovenia’ Watercolour on paper 11 x 15 inches, 1998 In the collection of HRH The Prince of Wales A few weeks ago the Dean of Guildford and I gave a joint talk – a colloquium – which … Continue reading

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