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Hillside Homes

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

Our latest painting!

The river flows quickly down the hillside and floods into the plain, from where it meanders slowly to the sea. Homes can only be built upon the hills, out of harm's way.

Indelible ink and water-based dyes.

Original £90
Prints from £12.50

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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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Scarlet Masts

Posted by Julia Hawker on Sunday, February 5, 2017, In : Pictures and Paintings 
New picture - 'Scarlet Masts'

Today fishing continues to flourish in Old Town, Hastings, where tall Net Shops are a unique feature. All fifty are black and wooden and originally built to store fishing gear over the winter. Usable space was at a premium, so Net Shops had to expand upwards when extra space was needed.

When sketching on the shingle beach in Old Town, I was also attracted by the glorious shades of red I saw reflected around me and decided to make these a feature.

The original measur...

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A Fine Day for Drying

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, In : Pictures and Paintings 
The golden sun casts vibrant shadows as the lively breeze wakens the wet washing
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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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Cake, coffee ... and artwork!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Thursday, August 20, 2015, In : Events 
We had a lovely, friendly Tuesday morning this week when four friends from tennis came round for coffee, cake and a browse through some of our artistic work. The photos show how it all looked in our conservatory just before they all arrived! - 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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Julia's latest painting

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
And here it is, finished at last, my latest painting, called 'Swim To Greet the Sun'. I do hope you like it. I think it's the most colourful one I've painted. The sun beams down on the silent town; only the underwater creatures seem to notice the golden rays piercing the surface of the sea. They swarm towards the light to find ... ?

It was bought after being spotted, very much incomplete, on Facebook. On Sunday, Phil and I had the great pleasure of delivering it to its new owner. Luckily, she ...

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Family name picture commission completed!

Posted by Julia on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, In : Name Designs 
I'm very excited that the family name picture is completed and successfully delivered to its commissioner, Rachel, who has given her kind permission for us to share it. She loves it, as do the rest of the family - phew! The picture itself is 16" x 12" and is fully mounted and framed as the customer ordered. I used pen, gloriously bright watercolour dyes and just a few watercolour paints, with iridescent embellishment to add a soft sheen and shimmer to chosen sections. Rachel tells me that the...
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New section - Digital Art!

Posted by Phil Hawker on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, In : Digital Art 
I thought I'd try my hand at some digital art and the first results are now up on the website. Click here to see the pictures.

Inspired initially by the lovely prints of Brighton-based artist Daniel Laurence the first series of pictures features the strange movements of a group of yellow fish! 

I have also started a new series of Butterfly pictures, this time inspired by the dreamlike and ethereal paintings of Jenni Murphy

I hope you like them! Framed and unframed prints are available in the sho...
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New! 'What's on Board'

Posted by Julia and Phil Hawker on Monday, November 11, 2013, In : Pictures and Paintings 
A wooden boat glides gently along the canal. What could its cargo be? The original has already been snapped up so why not buy a limited edition fine art print. Framed prints cost £30 and unframed prints are £15. This picture can be found in the 'Townscapes and Fantasy' section of 'Pictures and Paintings'

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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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Brighten up your home!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Sunday, October 13, 2013, In : Pictures and Paintings 

Brighten up your home with this picture which was inspired by tall buildings crowding and overlooking a little harbour. Indelible pen and vibrant watercolour dyes were used for maximum effect.

Framed original NOW SOLD
Framed print £20 
(frame size 30 x 38 cm, frame colour black)
Unframed print £10
Card - 5"x7" £0.99, A5 £1.50

Available in our Pictures and Paintings / Townscapes and Fantasy section

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