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These watercolour and oil paintings were created mainly on site by Don Lavelle and are artistic interpretations of each subject.
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pontentilla flower study

Symonds Yat by the River Wye
"Flower Study: Potentillal Frusicosa"
Watercolour, 28 by 26cm
price unframed 495

Don sat by the potentillal shrub and painted this watercolour directly.

"Symonds Yat Looking South"
Watercolour, 43cm by 31cm
price unframed 495

A peaceful view of the River Wye looking downstream at a popular spot. Painted in-situ.

River Wye at Brockweir

ships in a storm
"The Wye At Brockweir"
Watercolour, 47cm by 37cm
price unframed 495
Don once said that "this is the most beautiful view in the world". It was, to him, at the time.

"Ships In Storm"
Watercolour, 26 by 32cm
price unframed 895

 This painting was created in the studio from a study of old prints, Admiralty drawings, photographs and a model made by the artist. Detail of the ship can be seen by clicking here.

in the barn at Spout House Farm

a Venetian palace doorway
"In Our Old Barn".
Watercolour, 30 by 25cm
sold - private collection

Don aimed to capture the rustic, timelessness and warm atmosphere inside this old Lancashire barn.

"Venetian Palace".
Watercolour, 25 by 32cm
price unframed 495

This painting was created in the studio from several photographs taken by the artist.

Alison in our field

Bill's old tractor
"Contemplation: Alison In A Poppy Field "
Watercolour, 22 by 29 cm
price unframed 600

Alison modelled for a direct painting from life and the landscape was added later from Don's meadow.


"Retirement: Bill's Tractor"
Watercolour, 33 by 26cm
price unframed 495

Don was allowed access by his neighbour to paint in the corner of one of his fields. The hens belonged to another neighbour and were added at later stage.

Kings Sedgemoor River in Somerset

Biblins Bridge on the River Wye
"Walking on the King's Sedgemoor"
Oil painting on board, 59 by 44 cm
sold - private collection

One of Don's early oil paintings created outside.

"Memories Of Summer: Biblins Bridge On The River Wye"
Arylic on canvas, 76cm by 50cm
sold - private collection

This commission was tackled with enthusiasm to re-create happy memories for a retired teacher.

autumn near Trelleck

Oliver Cromwell at Ribblehead
"Sunday Walk: Manor Wood In Autumn"
Acrylic on canvas, 41cm by 41cm
sold - private collection

A liberal interpretation of some woods close to Don's previous home.

"Steam, Earth And Sky: Oliver Cromwell on Ribblehead Viaduct"
Acrylic on canvas, 82cm by 60cm
sold - private collection

This painting was created in the studio from sketches, models, photographs and virtual computer modelling. A close up of the locomotive can be seen by clicking here.
Tintern Abbey from the left bank of the

River Wye at Wyesham
"Tranquil River: The Wye At Monmouth"
Oil on board, 80cm by 61cm
sold - private collection

Don spent many days over several weeks painting this subject on the spot.

"Tranquil River: The Wye At Monmouth"
Oil on board, 80cm by 61cm
sold - private collection

To get this view, the artist painted whilst standing on an anglers' jetty on the river.
(C) 2023 Don Lavelle all images and text. 26Jan23seamonkey