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Escape the Chaos

Posted by Phil Hawker on Sunday, June 28, 2020, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Welcome back to Summerlands Art! We both realise it's been a long time since we last posted here and we are delighted to be able to finally rectify the situation. This painting by Julia, 'Escape the Chaos', is the first of a number of new paintings which we will be putting up. In these weird and scary times, we can still take pleasure in watching the birds soar above it all. We admire and envy their freedom in the skies. Stay safe and well.

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In the Depths

Posted by Phil Hawker on Monday, February 26, 2018, In : Pictures and Paintings 

Another new picture!

Swimming through the warm ocean currents, these fish are blissfully content with their liquid home!

Original £70
Prints from £8.50

See more details here
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We're back!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Saturday, February 17, 2018, In : Pictures and Paintings 

After far too long Summerlands Art is back!

Please forgive us for the long gap. We've moved across the country to sunny Weymouth with new works as well as your old favourites.

You are welcome to email, message, phone, text or even write to us if you'd like to ask about anything we do.

Commissions are always welcome. Please contact us to discuss what you'd like.

.. and here's the first new painting - 'Safe Harbour', painted using water-based dyes and indelible pens.

Nestled under the luscious green...

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The Approaching Storm

Posted by Julia Hawker on Friday, February 3, 2017, In : Pictures and Paintings 
All is colourful and bright in this little seaside town. But a storm is coming and only the fish, in their underwater world, are safe from it. Original £175, prints from £22.50. See it here

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Rainbow Reflections

Posted by Julia Hawker on Friday, January 27, 2017, In : Pictures and Paintings 

Here's something to cheer you up on a cold winter's day. This new painting is called 'Rainbow Reflections'

In a blaze of all seven rainbow hues, this town's wet streets reflect the beauty of the rainbow above. Follow the spectrum colours across these now sunny and sparkling roofs and windows.

Original £135 
Prints from £22.50

See more here

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Fast Flowing Currents at Beachy Head

Posted by Julia Hawker on Monday, July 25, 2016, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Every view of Beachy Head Lighthouse is special. On this particular day the sun had risen through a summer-soft misted sky, yet the currents flowed quickly, agitating the millpond stillness. The framed original costs £75. Click here to view

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Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, In : Pictures and Paintings 

Cold angular tower blocks are engulfed in cascading heat whilst the burningly hot river bubbles by. See it here

- Julia x

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The Tide's In - new painting

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 

'Gentle waves lap the sandy shore and peaceful is the summer's afternoon ...'

My latest painting - hope you like it!

It is a 20" x 30" canvas and I have used acrylics and pen

Also available as framed and unframed prints

Click here to view

- Julia x

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See our paintings at 'Tennis in the Park'!

Posted by Phil Hawker on Sunday, May 3, 2015, In : Events 

We are delighted that we have been allowed to exhibit some of our artwork at the Love All cafe in Gildredge Park. Thank you to Francis Mackie for kindly allowing us to do this!

Please come and visit this friendly cafe, beautifully situated next to the tennis courts of 'Tennis in the Park'.

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A new artist on Summerlands Art

Posted by Phil Hawker on Sunday, March 8, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 

We are delighted to welcome another artist to Summerlands Art. Her name is Margaret Godwin and she lives in Eastbourne. This is what Margaret writes about her painting:

'I love the vibrancy of colour, contrast of light and shade and conveying atmosphere. My work has included portraits, landscapes and animals, with some commissioned paintings of favourite scenes, and wildlife. I am also happy to take commissions, using good quality photos from customers or from my own photos.'

You can see Margar...

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We're at the Alfriston Festival

Posted by Julia Hawker on Thursday, August 21, 2014, In : Events 
**STOP PRESS**  We will be running a stall at Alfriston Festival from this Saturday 23rd August to Bank Holiday Monday inclusive! On display, and for sale, will be original paintings; beautifully mounted, high quality prints and A5 size greetings cards - all designed and produced by us! You'll find us in the War Memorial Hall just by St Andrew's Parish Church. It's where all the teas are being served so please drop by and have a look! We are pleased to be supporting the JPK Charity, raising m...
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St Peter Port Harbour

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
As any Guern knows, the town harbour is the most beautiful in the world! There is nothing like the wonderful feeling of home, as I sail into its safe arms, while the sun rises over Herm and Sark, bathing the buildings and the sea in translucent light. Ahhh! - Julia x

The original is with our son in Munich, but prints are available here 

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Oils by Choice website updated

Posted by Phil Hawker on Thursday, January 16, 2014, In : Oils by Choice 
The website has just been updated with eight new paintings! Have a look in the Historic Buildings section and the Other Paintings section where five new original paintings can be purchased. There are three more examples on the Commissioned Paintings page. Prints and cards of all these paintings will shortly be available from Summerlands Art.
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Raising funds for a local charity

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, In : Comments 
For the last two Monday evenings our choir, Concentus Chorale, has kindly allowed us to display our paintings, photographs, name designs, Words and Images and cards for sale. We really enjoyed this and were proud to donate 25% of takings to JPK (, an incredible local charity which raises funds to build and maintain residential premises for adults with learning disabilities.

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'Harbourside' on the cover!

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, In : Pictures and Paintings 
I have just used Julia's lovely 'Harbourside' painting as the cover for a book written by one of the pupils I tutor. Doesn't it look great!

You can read an excerpt from the book on my tutoring website
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Plenty More Fish in the Sea!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Thursday, October 17, 2013, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Well, the paint's dry, the gold embellishment is in place, so we hope you like the latest piece of artwork from Summerlands Art! Indelible pen and bright watercolour dyes make this picture stand out from the crowd! Is this the picture which will look perfect on one of your walls?

Framed original £50
Framed print £20
Unframed print (in mount) £10

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