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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

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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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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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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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Bobbing Boats, Tenby

Posted by Julia Hawker on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 

A new painting! 'Bobbing Boats, Tenby' 

Tenby's colourful beauty never fails to inspire me. This time i've tried to capture the movement I saw within and on the water. The boats were bobbing cheerfully on the choppy surface of the sea and I could glimpse many pinkish fish below the surface.

Julia x




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'The Curved Canal' - new painting by Julia Hawker

Posted by Julia Hawker on Sunday, May 3, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Dreamy days spent sailing serenely and silently along this wandering watercourse lift lilting spirits! - Julia x



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'Home' - new painting by Julia Hawker

Posted by Julia Hawker on Sunday, May 3, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Your home? My home? The pictorial and literal references could lead you to one or both of these conclusions. If you know me well, you'll recognise a few references! - Julia x


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New painting - Tenby Harbour

Posted by Julia Hawker on Thursday, February 5, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Following the sneak preview of 'Tenby Harbour', here is the completed painting. I really hope that you like it. The whole area is so beautiful it's breathtaking and this is the first of several paintings I have planned. We visited wonderful friends there last summer and experienced Tenby in its glorious pastel loveliness.



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Secret Thoughts

Posted by Julia Hawker on Friday, October 3, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
A shy-looking girl but with a vibrant costume. This actually reflects her personality but all of us have quiet, thoughtful times. This is the focus of 'Secret Thoughts', based on a beautiful embroidery by Terri Mitchell. What do you think?

Please click here for more details or here to buy.



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First two in a series of four 3D pictures

Posted by Julia Hawker on Thursday, September 11, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Calmly, gently and without any worries in their underwater world, these little golden fish swim by. I composed these relaxing 3D pictures using indelible pen, gorgeously bright watercolour dyes and a touch of gold acrylic. The 3D effect is enhanced beautifully in these extra deep 10" x 10" white frames. They cost £50 each and are the first two in a series of four. Watch this space for the others! Click here to go to 'Beneath the Sea' where these pictures can be seen.





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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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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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The Seven Sisters

Posted by Phil Hawker on Monday, May 19, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
An iconic feature of the Sussex coastline, with a twist! The original painting and prints can be seen here



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All is Calm

Posted by Julia Hawker on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Boats are bobbling gently in the harbour as the sun beats down. A good omen for this summer, I hope! 


'All is Calm' is an original pen and watercolour picture, measuring 12' x 8', which is painted on 300gsm acid free watercolour paper. It comes in a 16" x 12" black, white or light wood frame and costs £90. Prints in a variety of sizes, both framed and unframed, are also available.

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The Tide Reveals

Posted by Julia Hawker on Thursday, March 20, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
The churning waves rush into the narrow harbour of the sleepy town. Through the unusual clarity of the salty water, a myriad of sea creatures can be espied ...


 

The Tide Reveals is an original pen and watercolour picture, which is painted on 300gsm acid free watercolour paper. It comes in a black, white or light wood frame and costs £135. Prints in a variety of sizes, both framed and unframed, are also available.
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New Year, new look, new painting!

Posted by Phil Hawker on Thursday, January 9, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
To start the new year, we have given our site a fresh new look. There is also a new painting with an international feel displaying Bergen Waterside. The original has been sold already but high quality individualised limited edition prints are available.



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WHO lives here!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Saturday, November 23, 2013, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Released for sale on a special televisual anniversary day (23/11/2013), can you find the subtle references to one of my favourites? Hope so! There are eight in all!







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A new and slightly different painting!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, November 12, 2013,
I decided to use my watercolour dyes to paint a picture of part of our beautiful local scenery. I hope that you like the results! The original is already sold but limited edition prints are available costing £24 framed or £12 unframed (with mount).

More to follow!



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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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New! 'Over the Red Roof'

Posted by Phil and Phil Hawker on Monday, November 11, 2013, In : Pictures and Paintings 
A joyous, colourful scene with so much to find beyond the re tiled roof ... Another addition to our highly popular 'Townscapes and Fantasy' section.



You can buy the original painting for £60 or buy a high-quality framed print for £24 (unframed print £12)
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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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