Jane Austin

Originals & Prints

Here is a selection of my original paintings to demonstrate the breadth of my work, subject interest and style presently available for sale. I have no online basket at present so please feel free to contact me. 

All images are copyright of Jane Austin.

All measurements reflect the size including mount and backboard – any choice of frame or delivery can then be discussed individually. Prices reflect the amount of individual work involved.

All mounted giclee prints on high quality archival paper are priced relating to size, cards 6 x 6 inch £2.50 and postcards £1 each. Local sellers Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall, The Yorkshire Gallery at the Piece Hall and the Design Shop at Dean Clough.

If you would like to contact me with any question regarding these paintings, other work available or commission you can email through the contact page or alternatively you can leave a message with your number on 01422 353308. It may be possible to arrange a studio visit. I will reply as soon as I am able.

Young Barn Owl

Young Barn Owl

Original painting mounted size 79 x 99 cm

£720

This little character was trying to take a nap whilst the crowds passed by at the Halifax Agricultural Show. A joy to paint with the thick layer of delicate feathers as he fluffed himself up.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Halifax Minister In Blossom

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£850

I have always loved the fact that we have so many blossom trees scattered around our town, particularly cherry trees. Who needs to go to Japan?

Available as a mounted print 20 x 20-inch £60 from Bankfield Museum and The Yorkshire Gallery and also 6 x 6-inch card from the Halifax Minster.

Halifax Minister In Blossom
Hellebore

Hellebore

Original painting mounted size 99 x 79 cm

£600

One of the first plants in our garden to flower at the start of a new year, backlit by the morning sun as you walk up the steps to the higher levels of the garden.

Available as a 6 x 6-inch card from Bankfield Museum.

Organ Pipes At All Souls’ Church

Original painting mounted size 40 x 40 cm

£250

These pipes are in desperate need of repair and showcasing. They lie in wait on the floor in a corner of the church, after the organ was vandalized many years ago. The painted design and bright colours with the texture of the metal are just beautiful. All Soul’s Church was built by Colonel Akroyd for his mill workers and designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

Available as a mounted print 20 x 20- inch £60 and 6 x 6-inch card from Bankfield Museum and the Halifax Minster.

Mr Fox

Original painting mounted size 40 x 40 cm

£300

Taken from our wildlife trail camera in the undergrowth, the fox has obviously heard something of interest.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Snow Walk in Shibden

Original painting mounted size 58 x 75 cm

£560

Such a fabulous walk in crunchy deep snow following my childhood footsteps along the wonderfully named Hagstocks, now named Hag Lane. My sister and I used to ride the stable horses along here and walk our aunt’s dogs. Snow brings out my inner nine-year-old and I couldn’t believe I was there just in time to see the sunrise coming through the trees. All alone, barely a sound but for me giggling aloud as I realized when a dog walker appeared around the corner.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Snow View Of Halifax

Original painting mounted size 99 x 58 cm

SOLD

On a walk one morning I caught this view from Claremount through the trees surrounding Bankfield Museum, very close to the view from my childhood home. The grey tones give the town a soft look.

The original painting is sold.

Available as a mounted print 65 x 34 cm £100 from Bankfield Museum and The Yorkshire Gallery.

Sunset Skyline #1

Original mounted size 67 x 30 cm

£250

In the middle of winter, the sun goes down directly outside my studio window behind the tree. We do have pylon wires in the view, but artistic license means they don’t exist for me.

Shibden Pond

Shibden Pond

Original painting mounted size 99 x 79 cm

£750

I grew up just over the hill from Shibden Hall and when my children were little we always had to make a visit to catch tadpoles and do a little pond dipping as a treat. On this frosty morning the pond was icy cold and the hall in soft light as the sun came over the hill.

This painting is part of the ‘Shibden Collection’.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

Halifax Borough Market Clock

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

SOLD

Our borough market in Halifax is a Victorian gem with the clock standing in the centre. The fairy lights ready for Christmas and the fading afternoon light through the many rooftop windows shows the warm glow from the ornate lamps.

Available as a mounted print 40 x 40 cm £60, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum and The Yorkshire Gallery.

Forza D’Agro, Sicily

Original painting mounted size 79 x 99 cm

£820

This small village in Sicily was one of the film locations for ‘The Godfather’. Away from the tourist crowds and exploring the old town which climbs up the hill there is a subject ripe for painting around every corner. I particularly enjoyed painting the dappled shade, discovering many colours within.

Passing Through

Original painting mounted size 79 x 99 cm

£760

Venice for me, like many, is an absolute favourite city to explore. The textures of the crumbling architecture and the light bouncing colours around the salty waters is just a dream for a watercolourist. This image is from a journey made in a gondola at high tide, mid-day, with the ripples created as we slowly passed through this spectacular place.

The Red Room, Shibden Hall

Original painting mounted size 99 x 79 cm

£820

As part of the ‘Shibden Collection’ the Red Room is so called due the frieze below the ceiling. Featured in the Anne Lister story portrayed in the ‘Gentleman Jack’ tv series. The early November morning light streams through the room.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

The Gatehouse, Shibden Hall

Original painting mounted size 58 x 75 cm

£540

The original is currently exhibiting for sale at Shibden Hall.

Part of the ‘Shibden Collection’ the gatehouse was commissioned by Anne Lister as a statement for coaches to enter the Shibden Hall estate as it appears through the trees.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

The Gatehouse

Wren Fledgling

Original painting mounted size 20 x 20 cm

Original SOLD

This little fledgling is just the most perfect creature in my eyes. I was literally two feet away from the tiny bird while the parents returned to feed.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Ball of Fluff

Original painting mounted size 20 x 20 cm

SOLD

I had the privilege of watching a brood of wren fledglings start to make their way in the world and this little one was just a ball of fluff.

Treasure

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

£360

Treasure can always be found at the beach. I can lose myself for hour after hour while others sunbathe or swim. These are some of my treasures from Sandridge Beach in Barbados, where we married.

Shibden Mill Inn

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

SOLD

Tucked away at the bottom of Shibden Valley the inn retains the old, crooked character of past times when doors were tiny for short people like me.

The original was sold but it is available as a 6 x6 inch card.

Tulips in Blue

Original mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£580

Mum gave me a love of flowers and these are from her garden. We caught the tulip bug and now plant up to one hundred a year, they truly lift your spirit even on a dull day.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Morning Breeze

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£500

A perfect sunny morning for Mum was a walk around Shibden Lake before we went for a coffee. Most of our visits we would be treated to the company of the resident heron, in search of his own brunch. A gentle breeze ruffling his feathers.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Life Unfurling

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£520

I notice the little things. This moth was emerging from a chrysalis and in the middle of pumping it’s wings as I watched it on my window at home.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Hydrangea

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£850

This hydrangea bush is in the grounds of Mackintosh Homes, almshouses built near Wainhouse Tower. My aunt lived there and I watched the colours change through the seasons into this rich tapestry. I filmed sections of this painting as it developed to demonstrate my process which was displayed alongside the original painting during the exhibition ‘Three Miles from Home’.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Hawthorn Secrets

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£650

We have several hawthorn trees in the garden which is on a steep hillside, the higher you climb the more we leave to nature. When the hawthorn blooms the ferns and frothy cow parsley comes out too which provides good hiding places for our special lodgers.

Falcon

Original painting mounted size 30 x 65 cm

SOLD

Mozart is a Gyr X Saker Falcon I believe and lives at Shibden Falconry. I was able to get very close to him at the Shibden Hall Christmas Fair.

He featured in a workshop I gave at Bankfield Museum, where the original painting sold. He is available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Five Phillippes

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£640

Phillippe, as we named him, was a daily visitor to our garden for a couple of years. A morning jaunt to the bird table jostling for position with the squirrel, before returning to the wilder part of the garden and sleeping in the holly. He was constantly calling for a mate, we saw seven hens together one evening and later a hen with nine chicks trooping behind her on camera but then not another sighting.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card as ‘Four Phillippes’.

Piece Hall Winter

Original painting mounted size 35 x 35 cm

SOLD

The Piece Hall is unique in Britain, here in my home town. This image was used for a watercolour workshop in The Piece Hall.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card.

Smell the Roses

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

SOLD

This painting was awarded the MaimeriBlu Watercolour Prize at the Artists & Illustrators ‘Artist of the Year’ exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London 2016. It was subsequently licensed for 6 years to sell globally as a card for Woodmansterne Publishing Ltd. The original was sold and sent to the Scottish Borders after being spotted in Italy.

Available as a mounted print 40.5 x 40.5 cm £60 and a 6 x 6 inch card.

 

Glimpse of Shibden

Original painting mounted size 75 x 58 cm

SOLD

Shibden Hall inspired it’s own Shibden Collection of paintings and prints, putting Halifax on the map by Sally Wainwright and the TV series ‘Gentleman Jack’ telling the story of Anne Lister at a time of great change.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

All the Single Ladies

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

£300

On a trip around Tuscany we stayed in Lucca for some time and these lovely ladies spilled out onto the street in front of us, full of gossip and giggles.

Carousel

Original painting mounted size 54 x 44 cm

£500

This painting was created from a visit to the Christmas market in Leeds. It was selected for the Sunday Times Watercolour Prize and travelled to London but unfortunately didn’t make the final cut for the exhibition.

A particular favourite of mine.

Available as a mounted giclee print 20 x 16 inch £60.

Anne’s Hat

Original painting mounted size 58 x 75 cm

£540

The original painting of Anne Lister’s bedroom in Shibden Hall is part of the Shibden Collection and currently for sale at Shibden Hall.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

Stained Glass #4

Original painting mounted size 41 x 41 cm

£240

The stained glass windows in the main hall at Shibden Hall is fabulous, each individual pane having it’s own delights. I have produced a set of 10 images in total for the Shibden Collection.

The original of Stained Glass #4 is currently for sale at the hall.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card at Shibden Hall and Bankfield Museum.

Lloyds of Halifax

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£820

Halifax is a great place to live when you have a love of architecture. Built as the original Rawsons bank, Lloyds now sits in this fantastic building. I have painting many aspects, including the glass ceiling.

Available as a mounted giclee print 20 x 20 inch £60 and a 6 x6 inch card.

Hazy Days in Staithes

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

£450

On a trip to the Yorkshire coast we had an Indian summer with gorgeous weather in October. After a day wandering around Staithes the tide was returning as the sun was setting. It was so quiet and still for a busy fishing and tourist spot, perfect end to a day.

Piece Hall Reflections

Original painting mounted size 58 x 75 cm

SOLD

The Piece Hall is so unique, growing up in Halifax it was a lively place to hang out, with busy markets with lawns to sit in the summer with friends. Since it reopened after extensive renovations in 2017 I have been involved giving workshops, painting live in the courtyard as part of the 1st anniversary celebrations on Yorkshire Day 2018 with a seven and a half foot watercolour and sold my work in the Yorkshire Gallery.

Available as mounted giclee prints 24 x 20 inch £100, 20 x 16 inch £60, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard at Bankfield Museum, The Yorkshire Gallery and the Design Shop at Dean Clough.

Bananaquits on Torch Ginger

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

£400

In the Flower Forest Botanical Gardens of Barbados these small birds, with a fantastic name, were flitting in and out of the sun spots. Competing for the nectar of the torch ginger with the hummingbirds, which were just too fast for me.

Street Scene in Bologna

Original painting mounted size 58 x 75 cm

SOLD

Although this painting is sold I have included it to show how I paint busy street scenes.

Fading Beauty

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£600

It is always lovely to receive flowers and enjoy them in bloom but I find beauty in the fading blooms too, laid on a table and casting shadows.

Fawn

Original painting mounted size 75 x 58 cm

£450

We are so lucky to have a large garden in which we can leave most to the wildlife, which we watch on our trail cameras. One spot is particular busy with animals large and small, it’s a regular spot for the fawns to hang out and sleep during the day. Fabulous to watch.

Chilly Morning

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

£350

A slow weekend morning my husband spotted our resident family of deer on the top lawn, wandering about in the soft light before taking themselves off through the field next door. What a fantastic start to the day.

The Dining Room

Original painting mounted size 97 x 75 cm

£820

The dining room at Shibden Hall featured in many of the scenes of the TV series ‘Gentleman Jack’. A very familiar image and a gorgeous room to explore the architecture and furniture of it’s time.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

Gazing Up

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

£360

Cala Figuera, Mallorca has given me many subjects to paint. However this particular tree was where I stood at the end of a hot day waiting for the best spot in town to eat. Drink in hand and miles away.

Dean Clough

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£650

Dean Clough is now a thriving complex of business and the arts on the outskirts of Halifax town. Once the hub of the Industrial Revolution and world renowned production.

This view is from the old North Bridge, silhouetted against the winter sunset.

Available as mounted prints 24 x 20 inch £100, 20 x 16 inch £60, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum, The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall and the Design Shop at Dean Clough.

Snow Day at the Piece Hall

Original painting mounted size 58 x 75 cm

£560

A walk down into town on a snow day when everything appeared muffled I took a detour through Akroydon, Bankfield and All Souls’ Church then through the town covered in a dusting of white until I ended up at the Piece Hall. I almost had the place to myself, chilly but the warm welcome light from the shops and the promise of a hot drink.

Available as mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45 and 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

Two of a Kind

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£580

Many visits with the family in summer and winter to Zell am Zee in Austria. This trip we arrived when the lake had completely frozen over but later in the week the swans found a spot that had melted. Cool colours in a warm sunrise.

Very disconcerting walking on a frozen lake but great experience.

Albany Arcade

Original painting mounted size 75 x 97 cm

SOLD

The Albany Arcade is an entrance to our own borough market with beautiful ornate gates. You can see the precinct towards our Town Hall and the cafe scene which our town is embracing.

Often confused with being in Paris, an image with a romantic nod to my home town seen through rose tinted nostaglia.

Available as mounted prints 24 x 20 inch £100, 20 x 16 inch £60, 6 x 6 inch card and postcard from Bankfield Museum and The Yorkshire Gallery in The Piece Hall.

Skyline #6

Original painting mounted size 67 x 30 cm

£200

After growing up with a direct view over Halifax we now live around the hillside which means I get the sunset at the end of every working day in my home studio. Painted many times as the weather and light gives infinite opportunities to play with colour.

Old Barn Owl

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£520

We have a barn owl that passes through the garden, following the bats but this chap was at the Halifax Agricultural Show.

Available as amounted giclee print 20 x 16 inch £60.

Peony Tree

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£580

After seeing a peony tree in a local open garden at Warley several years ago we now have more than several dotted around the garden. They may not flower for long, especially if the wind picks up at our altitude, but they are stunning.

Schranbach

Original painting mounted size 40 x 50 cm

£360

Walking the waterfall at Schranbach, Austria. Feeling the rush of freezing water from the glacier and the many watercolour techniques that I was able to use in this painting was very satisfying.

Shabby Shibden

Original painting mounted size 69 x 56 cm

£540

The original painting is currently for sale at Shibden Hall. The Sally Wainwright tv production ‘Gentleman Jack’ quote Anne Lister approaching over the hill from Halifax and exclaiming her return from her travels to ‘shabby Shibden’.

Available as mounted giclee prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45 and 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Coal Drops

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£600

The coal drops in Halifax are in a very poor state, they are a relic of the old railway system from the times of the Industrial Revolution. The Halifax Civic Trust and the local Victorian society keep a close eye and hope that funds may be there in the future to preserve them.

Stained Glass #6

Original painting mounted size 41 x 41 cm

£240

The stained glass windows at Shibden Hall are fabulous, I have painted a series of ten images. The original painting is currently for sale at Shibden Hall.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card from Shibden Hall.

Forza d’Agro Fountain, Sicily

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£720

This town in Sicily was one of the film locations for ‘The Godfather’. Apart from many images collected to paint around the old town I couldn’t resist this unnamed fountain, covered in moss, dripping into a pond with small goldfish. A little delight to paint.

The Vestry

Original painting mounted size 75 x 58 cm

£600

All Souls’ Church was commissioned by Colonel Edward Akroyd, built for his mill workers alongside one of the first model villages in the country and designed in Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

I have such a love of this building, family links in the past and the location for six of my annual solo exhibitions from 2017. You cannot help but be inspired to paint, so worth a visit when the volunteers are able to open the doors.

The Crescent, Buxton

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£520

The Buxton Spa Prize was the excuse to paint here, I began the painting en plein air chatting to many people as I worked. I chose one corner of the building as at the time much was covered with scaffold, during renovations. A true exercise in perspective and arches.

Wainhouse Sunset

SOLD

Wainhouse Tower is an impressive folly that can be seen for miles when approaching Halifax. Many local walk along the Albert Promenade to take in the view and sunset is always a treat.

Available as a mounted print 17 x 9 inch £45 from Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Yorkshire Rose

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£580

I do love a good rose and painting either in full sun or at the end of the day when the musky scent is at its height both have merit.

Wet Rocks

Original painting mounted size 75 x 58 cm

£520

Whilst driving up to see the Grossglockner glacier up close I spotted a gap in the ravine with a shaft of light. The scene reminded me of paintings by John Singer Sargent. The water was freezing and the colour was unreal.

This image has been used in several of my workshops.

Lazy Frog

Original painting mounted size 51 x 41 cm

£210

I love my frogs in the garden pond, from tadpoles to tiny froglets, which at times have filled the lawn and mowing has had to wait. All visitors at this time of year have to hold a froglet or two… After two years of no frogspawn we have success once more! This character was resting on top of the air plants and warming in the sun. Painting the frog as it broke the surface in places was interesting to me.

Lloyds Lion

Original painting mounted size 66 x 32 cm

£280

Two of these beautiful lions sit either side of the main door to our Lloyds bank in Halifax, originally the old Rawson Bank.

Victorian Tiles

Original painting mounted size 40 x 40 cm

£250

All Souls’ Church was commissioned by Colonel Edward Akroyd, built for his mill workers alongside one of the first model villages in the country and designed in Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

I have such a love of this building, family links in the past and the location for six of my annual solo exhibitions from 2017. You cannot help but be inspired to paint, so worth a visit when the volunteers are able to open the doors. Another gem of a corner in this church which has detail at every turn.

Available as a mounted print 20 x 20 inch £60, also featuring in a collection print of All Souls’ Church images, 25 x 25 inch £150 available at Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Autumn Leaves

Original painting mounted size 51 x 41 cm

£200

Gorgeous time of year for a rainbow of colour. Halifax is surrounded by green space and we are lucky to have had previous generations plant for impact, so much autumn colour as well as a mass of blossom in the spring.

Wainhouse Terrace

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

SOLD

What remains of Wainhouse Terrace looking over to Wainhouse Tower.

Available as a mounted print 20 x 16 inch £60, postcard and a 6 x6 inch card from Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Giro del diavolo

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£620

On a self guided tour around Tuscany we came upon this walk along the Tuscan border when the sun was shining. A sign marked ‘Beware of the Wolves’ and the name ‘Devil’s Ride’ were a little ominous when the black, brooding clouds brought thunder and lightening, making for a very wet walk back to the car.

Founder’s Gates

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£680

All Souls’ Church was commissioned by Colonel Edward Akroyd, built for his mill workers alongside one of the first model villages in the country and designed in Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

I have such a love of this building, family links in the past and the location for six of my annual solo exhibitions from 2017. You cannot help but be inspired to paint, so worth a visit when the volunteers are able to open the doors.

The Founder’s Gates show another detail within the church available as a mounted print 20 x 20 inch £60, also featuring in a collection print of All Souls’ Church 25 x 25 inch £150.

Heptonstall

SOLD

This painting shows Stoodley Pike in the distance and Hetonstall across the valley from Hebden Old Town.

Available as a mounted print 17 x 9 inch £45 at Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Nesting

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£450

At one time I used to paint in my outdoor studio at the top of the garden. Watching the chaffing nest just outside the window was fantastic. They collected dandelion flower heads as they faded and pooped them into the nest they were building. The next day the bowl of the nest was full of soft clock seeds!

Through the Barn

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£820

Shibden Hall is a fantastic visit, folk museum and parkland but also a must visit for any fans of the ‘Gentleman Jack’ tv series. The original painting is currently for sale at The Yorkshire Gallery.

Available as mounted giclee prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, postcard and 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Halifax Heritage Collection Print

Collection Print mounted size 64 x 64 cm

£150

I decided to produce a print showing a collection of images that featured in my solo exhibition at All Souls’ Church in 2022 during our Halifax Heritage Festival. Many of the originals featured have sold with a selection available as individual prints and cards.

The collection mounted print 25 x 25 inch £150 is available at Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Whispers

Original painting mounted size 75 x 58 cm

£380

Hunte’s Garden in Barbados is an artist and gardener’s dream. Unusual small details are everywhere. I spotted a small pot holding local flowers, intrigued by the little characters ‘whispering’ to each other through the vegetation. Harmonious colours were used for a quiet secret moment.

Albert Promenade

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

SOLD

Literally as I was writing this post for the new website I heard that the original had sold at the Yorkshire Gallery.

Usually a promenade was built by the sea or a body of water but our own promenade takes in the vast views from East to West and our prominent folly of Wainhouse Tower, truly a unique spot in the UK.

Available as a mounted print 20 x 20 inch £60 and 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

All Souls’ Church in the Snow

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£850

All Souls’ Church was commissioned by Colonel Edward Akroyd, built for his mill workers alongside one of the first model villages in the country and designed in Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Colonel Akroyd’s statue was moved next to the church from the end of North Bridge.

I have such a love of this building, family links in the past and the location for six of my annual solo exhibitions from 2017. You cannot help but be inspired to paint, so worth a visit when the volunteers are able to open the doors.

This image was produced as a limited edition of 50 mounted prints 20 x 16 inch £80.

Behind the Hall

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

SOLD

The Shibden Collection has been very popular with fans of the tv series ‘Gentleman Jack’ which tells the story of the life of resident Anne Lister. In reference to the legacy if you look closely you can see a faint image of Anne striding into the porch at the back of the hall.

The original sold and was shipped to the US to a lady I had the pleasure to meet as she revisited and attended one of my workshops at Bankfield Museum during the Anne Lister Birthday Festival 2023.

Available as mounted giclee prints 20 x 16 inch £60, 14 x 10 inch £45, postcard and 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum, Shibden Hall and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Skyline #3

Original painting mounted size 67 x 30 cm

£200

Another beautiful display of clouds, seen from my home studio at the end of a working day.

Iris at Harlow Carr

Original painting mounted size 42 x 52 cm

£220

This tiny iris holds a lovely family memory for me visiting the greenhouse at RHS Harlow Carr. It was a beautiful day, treasured and to top it al we were treated to a long close up visit with a resident robin.

Gateway at Shibden

Original painting mounted size 41 x 41 cm

£240

This stone gateway was not an original feature at Shibden Hall but caught my eye.

The original is currently for sale at Shibden Hall.

As part of the Shibden Collection it is available as a 6 x6 inch card at Bankfield Museum and Shibden Hall.

Blackcap Family

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

SOLD

This painting was part of my most recent solo exhibition at Bankfield Museum, ‘Three Miles from Home’. Although it has sold I still wanted to include it here as it is a personal favourite from my garden. I heard a racket outside and saw that the Blackcap fledglings were all making their way out into the field next door, we weren’t even aware of the nest until then.

Snow Morning

Original painting mounted size 41 x 41 cm

£200

Part of the Shibden Collection, I am lucky to live only a short distance from the hall and the snow always makes me want to head out. You need to be early on such days as many locals flood the hillside with laughter and sledges!

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card from Shibden Hall and Bankfield Museum.

Old Bankfield

Original painting mounted size 97 x 48 cm

£480

Even now you can see the ghost of past times as you pass by Bankfield Museum, take a turn off the main road and the model village of Akroydon is a local gem. The muted tones of the painting gives a romantic touch to he modern day shops and signage.

 

Skyline #7

Original painting mounted size 67 x 30 cm

£200

One of a series of skies painted from my home studio window after a long day.

Parisienne Lamp

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£580

On the banks of the Seine, next to Notre Dame you will find the cherry blossom trees in the spring. The old lamp surrounded by blossom was a lovely subject to paint, all the better for not being perfect in my eyes.

All Souls’ Church Founder’s Chapel

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

SOLD

All Souls’ Church was commissioned by Colonel Edward Akroyd, built for his mill workers alongside one of the first model villages in the country and designed in Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Colonel Akroyd’s statue was moved next to the church from the end of North Bridge.

I have such a love of this building, family links in the past and the location for six of my annual solo exhibitions from 2017. You cannot help but be inspired to paint, so worth a visit when the volunteers are able to open the doors.

The original painting was printed in a watercolour collection series of books produced in the US ‘Splash 20’ and is available as a limited edition of 250 mounted prints 24 x 20 inch £100.

Fishing Boat, Cala Figuera

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

SOLD

This original painting sold during my solo exhibition at the Halifax Minster as part of their Summer Festival 2023.

On holiday in Mallorca, the small fishing village of Cala Figuera was a feast of painting subjects and a base for a thriving local artists.

I loved the bright white boat, the contrast of texture on the tethering and the water surface.

Wainhouse Tower from Norland

Original painting mounted size 52 x 52 cm

SOLD

Our unique folly of Wainhouse Tower seen from the moor across the valley.

Available as a mounted print 20 x 20 inch £60 and 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

All Souls’ Church Collection Print

Mounted Print 25 x 25 inch

£150

All Souls’ Church was commissioned by Colonel Edward Akroyd, built for his mill workers alongside one of the first model villages in the country and designed in Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Colonel Akroyd’s statue was moved next to the church from the end of North Bridge.

I have such a love of this building, family links in the past and the location for six of my annual solo exhibitions from 2017. You cannot help but be inspired to paint, so worth a visit when the volunteers are able to open the doors.

This collection print of church details is available mounted 25 x 25 inch £150 at Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

White Rose

Original painting mounted size 41 x 51 cm

£200

A study of the rose which was a precursor to the giant watercolour painting for the celebrations of Yorkshire Day at the Piece Hall.

Lloyds Glass Ceiling

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£900

Our local Lloyds bank was originally built as the Rawson Bank by a local industrialist. The building is beautiful inside and out. The glass ceiling can still be seen but the ornate flooring is covered by modern flooring.

Thrush

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£720

Captured searching for snails in the undergrowth by our trail camera in the garden, feathers for camouflage.

Morning at Shibden Hall

Original painting mounted size 97 x 48 cm

£600

This image of Shibden Hall was caught early on a late spring morning.

Available as a mounted print 30 x 15 inch £110 at the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.

Percy Shaw’s Reflecting Roadstuds

Original painting mounted size 79 x 58 cm

£520

Four generations of our family and the Shaws have known one another through many connections. The invention of the Cat’s Eyes was a revelation. The dam and the red brick jumble of buildings have their own industrial beauty in the autumn light. As a boy our dad and his friends sneaked in to swim and now the spring water flowing through our garden feeds down into the dam.

Milky Eagle Owl

Original painting mounted size 41 x 51 cm

£200

Bonnie the milky eagle owl is another resident of Shibden Falconry and I had a close view of this handsome bird at the Shibden Hall Christmas Fair.

Barclays Park Beach, Barbados

Original painting mounted size 79 x 79 cm

£580

The west coast of Barbados may have the sunsets but Barclays Park Beach in Barbados stretches for miles along the wild Atlantic coast, totally deserted each time we have visited. The power of the sea and the strong winds just fabulous.

Venetian Gondola

Original painting mounted size 79 x 97 cm

£780

On this particular trip to Venice I didn’t take a ride on a gondola but loved the unusual angle from the bridge. The ornate patterns on the ebony black gondola reflects colour form the water and buildings around it.

Fox

Original painting mounted size 79 x 48 cm

£520

A beautiful capture of the large male fox which roams our garden and beyond, up to no good….

West Window All Souls’ Church

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

£720

An usual view taken  from the small hatch in the bell tower, where the bell ringers cna watch a service and know when to begin their peel. I wanted to give the impression of the sunlight streaming through the stained glass when the outlines are blurred.

Available as a 6 x 6 inch card from Bankfield Museum.

Halifax Morning Light

Original painting mounted size 97 x 79 cm

SOLD

Having woken in the early hours at the height of summer and very early dawn I set out to view the town from Beacon Hill. As I watched the sunrise affect the landmark buildings of the town I ran around taking many photographs to paint the moment in time later. Without the aid of a modern drone I stood behind the old sweet factory to line up all the spires and chimneys to achieve this view. I think my home town is rather special.

Available as a limited edition of 250 mounted print 24 x 20 inch £100 at Bankfield Museum and the Yorkshire Gallery in the Piece Hall.