Saturday, August 31, 2013

A line of trees, Aguas Mornas; studio sale

A line of trees, Aguas Mornas, oil on card, 12.5 x 14 cm



A successful picture, after a lot of messing around: my first effort was fussy. I had not properly identified my subject and the result was confused.


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The studio sale contines for a couple more weeks.

All the pictures labelled "Pochades" available on this site are offered at a special reduced rate of 70  pounds sterling or other currency equivalent plus 20 pounds post and packing for up to three pictures.

Please let me know if anything interests you.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Saco Grande

 Saco Grande, sketchy lane, child playing, oil on card,  10 x 13.5 cm



Saco Grande, entrances, dog, oil on card, 14 x 14 cm



Two from this somewhat sketchy neighbourbood. 

The children playing in the street offered me two Reis for my picture, rather sweetly.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Rain in Ratones




Rain in Ratones, houses in woodland, oil on card, 12.5 x 13.5 cm


Very wet.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Paintings from my flat

 The green workroom, oil on card, 14.7 x 14.7 cm



 Stuff on a table, oil on card, 12 x 14.5 cm



Pots on a stove, oil on card, 11.5 x 14 cm


Four pictures from the my place: very much under eastern influences, and I hope they feel fresh and lively.


Thursday, August 22, 2013

Two shoes having a conversation

Two shoes having a conversation, oil on card 13.5 x 14.5 cm



A simple still life, on a theme I`ve covered before: rather Chinese in effect, I feel.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Rancho Queimado, a new settlement

Rancho Queimado, a new settlement, oil on card, 12.5 x 14 cm


The style here owes something to Soutine.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A building site, houses, debris and a man

A building site, houses, debris and a man, oil on card, 12 x 14 cm


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Labourer returning to work after lunch, near Santo António de Lisboa

Labourer returning to work after lunch, near Santo António de Lisboa
 oil on card, 10.5 x 15 cm


A tranquil day, cool. One of a run of pictures including workers or children.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Studio sale

 Pochades in a rack.

For the next four weeks all the pictures labelled "Pochades" available on this site are offered at a special reduced rate of 70  pounds sterling or other currency equivalent plus 20 pounds post and packing for up to three pictures.

Payment is by Paypal, cheque or SWIFT or direct transfer from a UK or Brazilian Bank.

Please contact me if you want more details or wish to see the pictures here in Florianopolis.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Rua São Pedro, São Pedro de Alcântara

 
Rua São Pedro, São Pedro de Alcântara, oil on card, 12.5 x 16 cm




Showing children coming home for lunch.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

A clump of trees on the dunes

A Clump of trees on the dunes, oil on card, 13.5 x 10.5


Painted close to where I was yesterday, towards the end of the afternoon.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The dunes in cold weather

The dunes in cold weather, oil on card, 14 x 11 cm



Painted on the Avenida Rendeiras side of the dunes.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Track, near Santa Amaro da Imperatriz

Track, near Santa Amaro da Imperatriz, oil on card, 14.5 x 10.5 cm


The day turned pallid after noon.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Popular housing, Saco Grande

Popular housing, Saco Grande II, oil on card, 12.5 x 14 cm


I have been here before, in November 2011: the street remains full of interest, with people coming and going.