Category: Gallery

Decorative Panel for Prince’s Foundation

For the 2013 Live Build the Princes Foundation had a woodland shelter built in the new arboretum of Dumfries House in Ayrshire. During the process I took time-lapse footage of the marking out and painting procedure of one of the decorative panels, the design was inspired from the trees and foliage in the arboretum and features a quote from the popular poet Robert Burns … Read More Decorative Panel for Prince’s Foundation

Traditional LongHouse in the Welsh Countryside

This lovely house located in the quiet Welsh countryside of Carmarthenshire has been one of the most enjoyable traditional painting projects to date. The quality of materials and craftsmanship throughout has worked right through to the end product. Its no wonder that ‘Goetre’ was featured in The World of Interiors. I was approached initially by Hilton Marlton for the priming of the new windows … Read More Traditional LongHouse in the Welsh Countryside

Vintage 50’s Magnolia and a fitting Kitchen Green

This kitchen, at a busy family home in Ammanford, was in need of a face lift. Installed at the same time as the house was built around 20 years ago, it was well made with solid doors and didn’t need to be replaced.┬áTo record the process from start to finish I set up a time lapse camera, although there were some other trade coming … Read More Vintage 50’s Magnolia and a fitting Kitchen Green

St Teilo’s Church and more at St Fagans Cardiff

I once had the pleasure to carry out some work at St Fagans Museum in Cardiff. Here there was a rebuilt church, taken from Pontarddulais by the Loughor Estuary. Help was needed to recreate the interior to how it was and could have been in the 16th centuary. With colourful wall paintings and decorative gilding on the rood screen and loft. Along with Marc … Read More St Teilo’s Church and more at St Fagans Cardiff

Wallpaper Strips

Something that I come across from time to time especially when working on properties that have not been maintained, is old wallpapers. Usually found in multiple layers as they have been applied on top of each other, which although isn’t good working practise it does, to some extent, preserve these decorative beauties. I love finding a splash of colour when stripping back a room … Read More Wallpaper Strips

A Little Makeover

A project that I have had the pleasure of working on in the local area of Carmarthenshire, is that of Grage II Listed Abbeyfield House. Currently being utilised as a residential home, this impressive building was in dire need of some maintinence. So I thought I would share some more images of the project, you can also read a little about the work and … Read More A Little Makeover

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Sneak Preview

I’m working on another movie for a project that has recently been completed, but I’ll give you a sneaky peek at some of the images. Check back for the finished showcase film and a post on the methods paints and problems encountered that we solved. Take a look here for more information on working with traditional buildings. To get in touch with us about … Read More Sneak Preview

Unseen View

A enjoyment of mine that I get the benefit of sometimes is just looking at landscapes from a different perspective one that is often enjoyed when scaffolding is used. The point of view is always going to be different from any changed location, this plus the fact that the image I take in might not have been looked at in the same way as … Read More Unseen View