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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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Welcome to the vibrant paintings of Tony Homer

Welcome to the vibrant paintings of Tony Homer

We are thrilled to welcome Tony Homer as one of our exhibiting artists. His work is refreshingly vibrant and colourful and features the shapes of the Devon landscape. Tony mostly works in acrylics; he textures the surface of the paper to enhance the lines of the landscapes he portrays. Some of his paintings are semi-abstract […]

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Welcome Matt Baker!

Welcome Matt Baker!

We are very excited to welcome to the gallery the vibrant oil paintings of Matt Baker. Matt is based in Somerset and specialises in rich landscapes. He often paints over a red base so that the greens of the land are more vivid and arresting. Matt uses large brush strokes to capture the mood and […]

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The Appeal of Mixed-Media

The Appeal of Mixed-Media

Looking around the gallery, it’s wonderful to see that we have so many mixed-media paintings. Zee Jones, the master of using texture to add a sense of space and distance in her work, has done this lovely painting of boats out in the bay. Notice how the light on the sea and the boat sails […]

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