WALK: Yarncliff Wood, Longshaw

Just a quick jaunt around Longshaw estate, exploring a few paths at the Yarncliff Wood end which are less familiar to me. Had to make a decision between turning left or right at one point, and of course I chose incorrectly. Due to some unplanned clambering and mild peril, I didn’t have the time orContinue reading “WALK: Yarncliff Wood, Longshaw”

SHOP: New A3 Peak District landscape paintings

Lots of new original Derbyshire Peak District landscape art coming to my shop over the next week or two. The first is an expressive interpretation of the view of Higger Tor from the Upper Burbage Bridge at Fiddlers Corner, between Ringinglow (Sheffield) and Hathersage. This piece, shown below, is available to buy now from myContinue reading “SHOP: New A3 Peak District landscape paintings”

SHOP: Peak District Gifts

My new range of Peak District gifts is available to buy online now. Gift ideas for hill walkers, hikers and climbers include mugs, notebooks, bags and T-shirts featuring my Peak District and Derbyshire landscape art. A selection of items available shown above. View the full range on Redbubble If you can’t find the item you’reContinue reading “SHOP: Peak District Gifts”

October at Curbar Edge

Sketching at Curbar Edge last week. Lots of people walking their doggos along the top but just me and the jackdaws cocooned in the fog down here (and, briefly, a charm of goldfinches). Absolutely magical. Have I mentioned how much I love autumn in the Peak District?

Walking, sketching, inspiration

Not much to report from the studio this week but here are a few snapshots from behind the scenes. As well as grabbing as much painting time as I can between all the Other Things, I’ve been working on lots of shop updates and improvements, and I’ve put aside the guilt (mostly) and made timeContinue reading “Walking, sketching, inspiration”

Birch Trees, Hathersage Moor – Peak District landscape painting

Birch Trees, Hathersage Moor Sian Vernon, 2018 Pastel on paper BUY ORIGINAL 9×12 inches BUY PRINT A4 Just released, this brooding pastel Peak District landscape painting inspired by a view of Hathersage Moor at Surprise View near Hathersage in the Hope Valley, Derbyshire.

A Moorland Outlook

A Moorland Outlook 5×7″ acrylic on board MORE INFO This ORIGINAL is SOLD but there’s lots more Peak District art and prints for sale in my Folksy shop. Sand and rock softly crunching underfoot, the path cuts through brittle, fragrant heather towards the distant outcrop. You clamber up and over the rough cold stone, squeezeContinue reading “A Moorland Outlook”

Peak District landscape art minis

Here’s a small selection of some of the Peak District inspired original landscape paintings available for sale in my online shop. These colourful little paintings are all approximately A6 in size (105x148mm or 4.1×5.8″) and look great displayed in a simple mount and frame. I can mount them for you – just select the mountContinue reading “Peak District landscape art minis”