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Hannah making honeycomb marquees

Get Inspired | with Lloyd & Hannah

Honeycomb Marquees provide handmade traditional marquees for all sorts of events in the UK.   With humble beginnings, starting off in the living room, followed by lots of hard work they have grown and flourished. They now have  their own small business and retain all the qualities they started out...

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A Smithy Frameworks bespoke bicycle built for Plein air painting

Ordering a bespoke bicycle

 

You might not think that a bespoke bicycle and painting have much to do with each other, but this bike changes everything.  I have been painting ‘en plein air‘  for a few years with an idea in the back of my mind.  Often painting in the mountains I would would arrive at the top, tired and wishing I could stay and start another canvas without having to walk back down, then up again.

Get Inspired | with Anja Dunk

I met Anja Dunk through 'howies' clothing. A while back now, I raced mountain bikes and spent a lot of time travelling. At this point I was sponsored by a Welsh clothing company called howies.  Each year the riders, skaters & surfers sponsored by howies would get invited for a...

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Painting the Welsh Coast | Part 2

Over the course of painting this new exhibition I have decided to change the name, so what started as ‘Painting the Welsh coast’ will now become ‘ North – South, A very Welsh Exhibition’. This is Mostly due to the fact that whilst at the coast I began venturing in land. I couldn’t resist. There are so many fantastic places to visit throughout Wales.

Painting Hay bales at the food of Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park

Painting the Welsh coast | Part 1

Behind the scenes, painting along the Welsh coast for my upcoming solo exhibition.
Ever since painting Barmouth Bridge a year or so ago I have been inspired to paint a collection of works along the Welsh coast.  Working my way from North to South, following the coastline heading inland, here and there as and as I fancy.  (This was the rough idea at least)