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These watercolour and oil paintings were created mainly on site by Don Lavelle and are artistic interpretations of each subject. Click on an image to open a larger version of a painting. Commissioning a special work or purchasing one of these high quality paintings is easy, just contact us here
Paintings tagged as 'private collection' are not for sale but arrangements can often be made to create a similar one if desired.


pontentilla flower study

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

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

"Symonds Yat Looking South"
Watercolour, 43cm by 31cm

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

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

 This painting was created in the studio from a study of old prints, Admiralty drawings, photographs and a model made by the artist.




in the barn at Spout House Farm


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

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


"Venetian Palace".
Watercolour, 25 by 32cm


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

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


re.

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

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
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
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
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
private collection

This painting was created in the studio from sketches, models, photographs and virtual computer modelling.

Tintern Abbey from the left bank of the Wye


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

To get this view, the artist painted whilst standing on an anglers' jetty on the river.
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