Today I was in Cornwall and West Devon.

The weather has been typical, rain, strong winds and some calm beautiful days too.
Sploshing_IMG_7650_wp.jpgThis day started with a swim at 07.00. at Plymouth Central Park pool before going on to the Art Centre at Kelly Bray, Callington in Cornwall (Tel:01579 383523, www.artistsmaterialsonline.co.uk) .

I have been a customer for over 30 years at the Art Centre, formally Westward Art Frames, which I have seen evolve into a thriving business with an excellent selection of materials and probably unbeatable framing service; Jen and Roz Roz_n_Jen_IMG_7657_wp.jpgwho now look after the shop and framing respectively are much better looking than Ian and Darren!

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Masada, fine art painting in the Judean desert

Masada in Israel is a World Heritage Site, Symbol of Freedom.
This fine painting hauntingly is symbolic and evocatively atmospheric as is Masada.

This and other paintings of  Israel, a series created some 23 years previously have been attracting considerable attention recently so here is some “further reading” for you.

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