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Paula Oakley
Artist. Contemporary acrylic paintings. Sussex
Artist. Contemporary acrylic paintings. Sussex
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Painting Eastbourne Pier "Seaside Gold"
Eastbourne pier, East Sussex I had planned several walks over the South Downs this Summer and then.....the heatwave arrived! Far too hot for climbing steep hills so I decided to concentrate on the coast ...sea breeze and cooler ....cunning plan! Ha ha! As I...
Painting Eastbourne Pier "Seaside Gold"
Painting Eastbourne Pier "Seaside Gold"
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Brighton Palace Pier
Brighton Palace Pier with it's new sign Well what can I say....Brighton Palace Pier epitomizes the Sussex seaside ! It's noisy, fun and colourful!  Amusements, ice creams, fish 'n' chips, fun fair, deck chairs, sticks of rock, candy floss and so very much m...
Brighton Palace Pier
Brighton Palace Pier
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"Seaweed and Salt Water" Painting of Cuckmere Haven
Cuckmere Haven Summer has well and truly arrived! Hurrah! I have been busy making the most of the wonderful weather and venturing off to various seaside resorts. For a long time I have wanted to follow the path from the picturesque village of Alfriston alon...
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"Where the kestrel flies"
Kestrel on the South Downs near Rodmell I was walking over the South Downs from Rodmell to Telscombe when I saw a kestrel sitting on a gatepost just ahead of me. The sloping landscape was a lush green and barley crops swayed in the breeze. I was as close to...
"Where the kestrel flies"
"Where the kestrel flies"
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Painting the poppies on the South Downs
It's been a while since I have updated my blog. It's been a while since I painted. It's been a month of artistic trials and tribulations  .....things that I won't go in to as I want to move on from them now. The best tonic for me has been to get out into th...
Painting the poppies on the South Downs
Painting the poppies on the South Downs
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Painting The South Downs Way (Southease)
May brings the arrival of the wild flowers so I couldn't resist a walk along the South Downs at Southease. At this time of year the grass lands between the brooks in the Ouse Valley are filled with Buttercups. The lanes are edged with Cow Parsley. The field...
Painting The South Downs Way (Southease)
Painting The South Downs Way (Southease)
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Painting the Spring Bluebells
Spring Bluebells Yay! The Bluebells are out! As soon as the sun comes out (between the April showers ) I've been out walking around my local countryside . Either this year is particularly good for Bluebells or I've been fortunate to have chosen some excepti...
Painting the Spring Bluebells
Painting the Spring Bluebells
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" From Caburn to Caonopy"
Goodness! What a busy few weeks it's been!  I have been working on a commission which is top secret until the end of the Summer but I can tell you that it's sport related.  Whilst painting it I was reminded of a delightful Summer walk I took up to the top o...
" From Caburn to Caonopy"
" From Caburn to Caonopy"
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A painting journey ..the ups and downs and lessons learnt
So...although I've always painted and created, it was only about 8 years ago that I found myself in a situation where I  was given the opportunity to concentrate on it. So...there I am...full of enthusiasm...ready to paint...but...then what? What direction ...
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