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Butterfly Field at Sunset

Posted by Phil Hawker on Sunday, April 8, 2018, In : Digital Art 
It's taken over a year and a half but the butterflies are finally back! This new digital original is called 'Butterfly Field at Sunset'. Prints are available from £12.50 (mounted unframed) or £25 (framed). Full details here

- Phil

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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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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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Sovereign Shingle

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

Houses and flats for homes; the harbour for watery refuge; wooden groynes to hold the beach in place; Martello Tower no 66 to remind us of more violent, invasive times.

All these features, planned and built by us, are outlived by the natural beauty of the coast. Sea-smoothed pebbles; hardened empty shells and starfish help to remind us of life where sea meets shore.

More details here

Julia x



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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
More details here



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Blaze

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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Ribbons and Ripples

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, In : Pictures and Paintings 
I've been inspired by the restless sea and how it affects the homes so close to its edge yet not the creatures beneath the waves. On land, there is turmoil while under the surface of the water, the creatures seem to be unaffected. Add a dash (or lots!) of colour and you have the result - Ribbons and Ripples. I really hope you like it! You can see it here
Julia x



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New painting - Sovereign Sailors

Posted by Julia Hawker on Friday, November 6, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Here is my latest painting! I've loved capturing the lively ways in which the Sovereign Sailors skim the ever changing waves east of the pier! You can see more about the painting here



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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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Sea Breeze - new painting

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Just a warm, gentle breeze enables the bunting to wave gently and the flags to flap. It's such a great start to a beautiful day!

Prints of 'Sea Breeze' are now available!



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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'.

http://www.tennisinthepark.org/cafe/hom
http://www.tennisinthepark.org



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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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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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New painting - Angles of Tenby

Posted by Julia Hawker on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Continuing the Tenby theme!

Hills distant and sun-spattered, buildings shout their vibrancy, steps clamber ever up, seas roll and churn with life.
This is 'Angles of Tenby' by Julia Hawker.



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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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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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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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East from Holywell, Eastbourne

Posted by Phil Hawker on Saturday, May 17, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
It is said that distant views are good for the eyesight, especially when the view is this one! This original painting is one of several we have just added to the website. Prints are also available, in two sizes - 10" x 8" and 16" x 12". See it here.

Julia




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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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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! '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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