Blaye & Richard Sharpe

Blaye painting progress: a landscape painting being created, a town, a port, vineyards and a massive citadel; canvas on covered board measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”) oils I don’t really like showing this sort of work unfinished yet admit is does now look ‘interesting’, pregnant with colour and possibilities. The old town … Read more

To seductive Gaillac

To Gaillac, Castelnau de Montmiral and Albi. Later I’ll visit Toulouse too, next week I intend to drive south to the seductive Tarn province.
I’ll be there about a month mostly to paint and meet people.

Gaillac, Abbaye, pont, quatier ancient
Gaillac, Abbaye, pont, quatier ancient

La semaine prochaine, je compte diriger vers le sud de la province Tarn séduisante.
Je serai là environ un mois la plupart du temps à peindre et de rencontrer des gens.

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Painting Exhibition

À Castelnau de Montmiral, Tarn (81), À l’appui de mon ami et collègue artiste Sarah Elliott, ses amis et pour la bastide de Castelnau de Montmiral où je l’intention d’être basé au cours de Juin, un peu publicty, faire part si renevant à vous. Je participerai, il serait bon de vous voir là-bas. In support of … Read more


A brighter future? You may like to know, on the recommendation of my son, as of yesterday I have whatsapp on my French mobile phone (+33 (0) 6 10 66 19 26).
Whatappas: Vous aimerez connaître, sur la recommandation de mon fils, comme d’hier je WhatsApp sur mon téléphone mobile français.

25 July sunrise; Lever 25 Juilet
25 July sunrise; Lever 25 Juilet

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Blaye progress

Blaye, Haut Medoc, a landscape painting being created, measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”)  in oils on canvas board… Forgive me please, I’ve been busy despite the lack of posts here. That will change now as I focus on the ‘Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux’ collection and “Gaillac, Surprising Vines” series. I’ve completed a large … Read more

Email issue…

If you have emailed me please be patient or phone (via Skype) or + 44 (0)1865 52 2435 or my French land line 0033 (0)2 99 08 93 20 I can receive but not send email. I’m working on a solution for the following problem: An unknown error has occurred. Subject ‘Re: Fwd: Travel Itinerary for … Read more