The Blyth Building, Christs College

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This was a quick turnaround commission for the University of Cambridge, to be given as a gift to someone retiring from post.  I understand the location had special significance to the recipient. “Just a note that the painting arrived to us yesterday afternoon (a day ahead of schedule). It looks beautiful. Thank you again so much for […]

Milton House

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Karena has previously bought my paintings, but this time wanted something personal. She asked if I could draw their lovely house in Milton, and have all the family, including their beloved cats in the painting. There is also a sculpture in the garden by a previous owner which Karena and her family treasure. I was […]

Old and New Courts, Corpus Christi

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Rowena asked my to paint both Old and New Courts at Corpus Christi College, as a graduation present from her parents. I included Rowena and her parents in one painting, and Rowena with her grandmothers in the other. “We wanted to buy our daughter some artwork of Cambridge for her PhD graduation to reflect the […]

Chesterton cottage

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I was asked to paint this lovely cottage near the River Cam by three sisters whose parents were moving from their family home. Whilst I was secretly taking the photos, the couple’s supermarket delivery arrived, almost exposing me! “Naomi paid a lot of attention to all the small details when painting our old home and […]

Jesus College wedding invitation

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Sarah & Jake asked me whether they could use one of my paintings as a wedding invitation for their Christmas wedding at Jesus College in Cambridge. I created some simple penwork that they could use as an overlay. “We have bought a number of different meaningful prints from Naomi, so when we saw she had […]

Wedding invitations for S&T

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This commission was for a painting which the couple could keep, which was also to be used for their wedding invitations. They wanted a story of their day as a map in Cambridge, starting with the Reception and Service at Magdalene College, followed by punts along the Cam, and an evening party in Barrington with dancing, […]

What’s on for T & C

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I was asked to paint a personalised version of my popular What’s on painting for a Cambridge couple, and to make it a Christmas scene. So I collected lots of information about what they were into, and included as much as I could on the posters. The bikes were theirs. I wanted to change the […]

Open Studios 2019!

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I’d love to invite you to visit me and see my new work at one of my four Open Studio days – that’s Saturday and Sunday this weekend (6th and 7th July), and the same the following weekend (13th and 14th July). The house (151 Hobart Road CB1 3PS) is open from 11am to 6pm […]