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Welcome Ellie Leger

Welcome Ellie Leger

We are delighted to welcome the work of Ellie Leger to the gallery. Ellie works in glorious colours and is not afraid to add light in the form of reflective media to her paintings. Ellie’s canvases ooze joy and celebration as well as fun and optimism. She specialises in quirky landscapes and vibrant underwater scenes. […]

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New John Boyd Paintings full of space and atmosphere

New John Boyd Paintings full of space and atmosphere

It’s great to be displaying new paintings by John Boyd in the gallery, particularly as the weather warms up for Spring. John’s paintings of beaches have a great sense of space about them especially as the people on the beaches appear tiny. Surfers, people fishing and walking their dogs are clearly enjoying the beauty of […]

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New Gerry Dudgeon sea paintings

New Gerry Dudgeon sea paintings

We are very pleased to welcome a selection of Gerry Dudgeon’s underwater sea paintings to the gallery. The paintings vividly capture that delicious sensation of looking into a clear sea on a hot sunny day: light, hints of fish, shadows, textures and, most of all, excitement! Gerry’s technique of layering the paint produces intense blues […]

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Matt Baker and the colour red

Matt Baker and the colour red

Look at any of Matt Baker’s stunning landscapes and you will see red. Not in any negative sense, but red is the colour that Matt uses to make his green landscapes alive with vibrancy. Red is used for depth, shadows and light. This painting, for example, uses reds and pinks to describe the hazy distance […]

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The Appeal of John Boyd’s Paintings

The Appeal of John Boyd’s Paintings

John Boyd has had his work in the Polly Skye Gallery for a while now and most of his paintings do not last long before being snapped up by discerning customers. So, what is the appeal? Well, John specialises in scale and space. His canvases, whatever size, evoke a sense of awe and wonder at […]

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It’s the way he uses the greens!

It’s the way he uses the greens!

And I should add the blues and turquoises! David Morgan’s paintings never cease to inspire and we are so lucky to have more of his work here in the gallery for our Sprng exhibition. Though they are beautiful on your screen, his paintings really should be seen in the gallery as the paint is loaded […]

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Now that the Snow is melting, why not get some colour in your life?

Now that the Snow is melting, why not get some colour in your life?

After Lynton made the news for being cut off from the rest of the world for a few days due to deep snow making roads impassable, things are now back to normal in the village. The gallery is open again and looking beautiful with colourful paintings, glassware and ceramics. We also have cards and a […]

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Keep your Holiday Alive

Keep your Holiday Alive

You’ve left the office behind, unpacked the car and settled into your holiday accommodation. Next it’s off into the fresh air and stunning scenery. You feel your spirits rise and your worries slide away. If only you could keep this feeling! Well there is a way to keep something of your holiday alive: take away […]

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More Beautiful Bird Paintings to Cheer the Heart

More Beautiful Bird Paintings to Cheer the Heart

I don’t know about you, but catching a glimpse of a small bird singing in the morning lifts my spirits for the rest of the day. I get the same feeling from looking at Sue Allen’s beautiful bird paintings. She captures not only the best of British birds, but the tones and textures of their […]

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New Season New Goats!

New Season New Goats!

Visitors to Lynton will know that as well as the beautiful scenery and unique cliff railway, we have a resident flock of goats which will, no doubt, be producing kids anytime soon. There is nothing more delightful than to stumble across these beautiful beasts as you walk by the coast or on the hills just […]

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