Margaret Shaw - Artwork In Progress

These pages show some my artworks in progress. 
As works progress, new ones will be added and older ones deleted.
I hope you enjoy seeing my approach to each piece.
Click on the title of the work to see the progress images and description.

Squalling
As part of a TV interview about the Kirkby Stephen Parrots I explained how
if a photo isn't a good photo print it becomes the inspiration for a painting.

Smardale
Been thinking about a painting of Smardale but didn't have a reference photo
until Phil gave me permission to use one of his

Highland Light 4
From one of my many trips to the Moray Firth

Sandend
Visited this place, decided to paint it and have booked a holiday there.

CATching Across the Moon
2 new CATching Paintings to replace 2 I didn't like.

Pendragon Castle
Another scene of local interest.

Stone Painting
After a few stone sales - time to design some more

Newton Shore

Newton Shore
Chosen as the topic for a seascape workshop.

Sunset Sea Grasses
Inspired from a trip to the Northumberland Coast.

The Race
Took this delightful photo which is a little blurred so instead of a photo print a painting is underway.

Moody Blues 1
The first of a pair of artworks ( because the photo didn't print well )

Moody Blues 2
The second of a pair ( because this photo didn't print well either )

Swaledales
Needing to work on a small drawing decided on sheep

Highland Light 3 - Portknockie Harbour
Portknockie harbour hosts some stunning sunsets - this is the beginning of one of them.

Herdy Portrait

Herdy Portrait
Another small one for taking along to the art group

Wharton Sunset
Combining 2 photos to create a sunset over the Wharton Landscape -
just about 15 mins walk from my Kirkby Stephen home.