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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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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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Coastguard Cottages and the Seven Sisters

Posted by Julia Hawker on Monday, July 25, 2016, In : Pictures and Paintings 

With the farm behind me and to the left, I gazed east across the roofs of Coastguard Cottages towards the Seven Sisters and Belle Tout lighthouse. The cottages and the lighthouse are now luxury holiday dwellings and I'd certainly like to have a look inside!

A new original painting using ink and water based dyes on Bockingford 300gsm watercolour paper £150

Click here to view




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Butterfly Circles

Posted by Phil Hawker on Friday, July 8, 2016, In : Digital Art 
Our latest butterfly picture, with a blue, orange or black background and a white cross mount. Available framed or unframed in four sizes. Click here to view 


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New acrylic paintings!

Posted by Julia Hawker on Friday, January 29, 2016, In : Pictures and Paintings 

I've recently been on an acrylics course run by Josie Tipler. This has inspired me to have a go at using this medium again. 

1. Landing Ahead!

These three great tits have spotted something tasty on the bird table. Who will reach it first?

Acrylic paints including iridescent medium on Hannemuhle Aquarell 'Cornwall' acid-free, age-resistant, watercolour paper - 450gsm

Original approx. 30cm x 19cm framed £50
Framed prints £12.50 - £25
Unframed prints £7 - £12.50



2. Running Free

The silver mare gall...


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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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Christmas cards now on sale at Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre

Posted by Phil Hawker on Friday, October 16, 2015, In : Events 
We are very pleased that the Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre in Cornfield Road, BN21 4QA, is now stocking both of our new Summerlands Art Christmas cards - 'Belle Tout Christmas' and 'Christmas in Eastbourne'. Please have a look for them when you next visit this excellent shop and information centre (01323 415415 tic@eastbourne.gov.uk).

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New Christmas Cards for 2015!

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, In : Cards 

  

Now available here


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Alfriston Festival

Posted by Phil Hawker on Monday, August 31, 2015, In : Events 
Some pictures from the first day of our Alfriston Festival exhibition (before the crowds arrived!) You can also see work by Lynn Beck and Brenda Howden in the photos. The displays have changed a bit as we have sold some of the artwork (hooray!) Last day today - come along and have a look for yourselves. We'll be there until about 3.30 pm. - Phil



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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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Butterfly Moon canvas

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, In : Digital Art 
'Butterfly Moon' is now available as a canvas measuring 60cm x 40cm for £75. Click here to view. (Please allow additional delivery time for canvases.)



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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 us at Alfriston Arts

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, In : Events 

Summerlands Art is delighted to announce that a selection of our fine art prints, greeting cards and fridge magnets are now on sale in Alfriston Arts, a prestigious retail gallery centrally located in the beautiful village of Alfriston.

Opening times are:

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11am - 4pm
Thursday 11am - 4pm
Friday 11am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10.30am - 5pm
Sunday 11.30am - 4.30pm


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Butterfly Miniatures - only £25 each

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, In : Digital Art 

Our Butterfly pictures are now available as framed miniatures. Set 1 is called 'Butterfly Kaleidoscopes' and includes 'Butterfly Moon', 'Butterfly Treasure', 'Butterfly Sunset' and 'Butterfly Meadow'. The pictures are 11cm square and are in 23 cm square black or white frames. They cost just £25 each and are available at www.summerlandsart.co.uk

Two more sets on the way soon!

Phil




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Eastbourne Pier

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, In : Pictures and Paintings 

A few days ago I meant to share a photo of the start of my latest venture - but I got carried away and it's fairly near completion. This time I've used acrylics to try to do justice to Kay Fenton's amazing photo of Eastbourne pier. I Iove Kay's photo especially because of the hint of rainbow. But please don't look for it as it's not there yet!

Julia x




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Butterfly Meadow

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, In : Digital Art 
Here is the fifth picture in the 'Butterfly Kaleidoscopes' series. This one is called 'Butterfly Meadow' and it joins "Butterfly Treasure', 'Butterfly Moon', 'Butterfly Sunset' and 'Butterfly Winter'. I finished 'Butterfly Meadow' some time ago but have only just got around to putting it up. It will be available in 16" x 12" and 20" x 16" frame sizes, mounted or framed. I'll also soon be posting a whole set of Butterfly Miniature pictures. Watch this space! - Phil



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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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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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'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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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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Butterfly Winter

Posted by Phil Hawker on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, In : Digital Art 
The butterflies had to make a Winter appearance, didn't they? Here they are in 'Butterfly Winter', now available here



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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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Butterfly Sunset

Posted by Phil Hawker on Saturday, September 27, 2014, In : Digital Art 

Here it is at last - the third in my series of butterfly pictures. Click here to view and here to buy prints. Hope you like it! 




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Prints of 'Swim to Greet the Sun' now available

Posted by Phil Hawker on Thursday, September 25, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Prints of 'Swim to Greet the Sun' are now available, at the following prices:

16" x 12" framed: £67.50, unframed £37.50
12" x 8" framed: £45, unframed £25
10" x 8" framed: £22.50, unframed £12.50

Black, white and light wood frames are available
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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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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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Payment methods

Posted by Phil Hawker on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, In : Comments 
We are delighted to announce that we can now accept credit card payments for any orders! 

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Alfriston Festival update

Posted by Julia Hawker on Monday, September 1, 2014, In : Comments 
I've just remembered that I haven't shared our success at the Alfriston Festival! We had a lot of visitors making kind comments - and quite a few even bought! We took just under £300 and were delighted to donate £30 (plus the Gift Aid) to the JPK Sussex Project - such a fantastic local charity raising money to build the much needed Supported Living Centre for adults with learning difficulties. Julia x

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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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Something a little different

Posted by Julia Hawker on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, In : Pictures and Paintings 
Recently I came across a beautiful embroidery by Terri Mitchell, whilst looking at the website 'Folt Bolt'. I was bowled over by her colourful work and based my own attempt here on one of her impressive works.



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1000 likes on Facebook!

Posted by Phil Hawker on Thursday, August 7, 2014, In : Comments 
We have now reached over 1000 likes on Facebook. Thank you to everyone who has liked our pages!
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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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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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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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