Eddie Fordham

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Summer Clifftop Pathway

Summer Clifftop Pathway

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
142cm x 120cm
These paintings are a continuation of the Blue Grass / Pathways project, started in 2008. These three were never completed and over a period of 5 years, have periodically, been worked on, trying to bring them to a conclusion. In May this year, I was walking the coast path from Wembury to Noss Mayo in South Devon on a beautiful day and the solution presented itself. The sky was blue and cloudless, the top of the cliffs were a carpet of flowers with a riot of colour, everywhere I looked nature was bursting into life. I immediately returned to the studio and worked these paintings up and the result is an interpretation of that day.
Summer Clifftop Pathway 3

Summer Clifftop Pathway 3

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
120cm x 50cm
Dolly & Popsie

Dolly & Popsie

Dolly and Popsie are Doyland ponies and are stabled close to my studio. I know this area intimately and although the scene could be described as mundane, I feel that its beauty is in its everyday, ordinariness.

Oil on canvas
91cm x 121cm
This Oil painting is of, Popsie and Dolly, Doyland ponies and are stabled very close to my studio which is situated near Dartmoor in Devon,
Derelict Building Devils Point Towards Devonport

Derelict Building Devils Point Towards Devonport

Oil on canvas
91cm x 121cm
This landscape painting has evolved from issues of aspiration and the environment.
Blue Door  (Tinside)

Blue Door (Tinside)

This painting is currently exhibited at the Royal West Of England Academy 161st Annual exhibition in Bristol, the exhibition continues until the 26th January 2014

Original
Oil on canvas
36" x 48"
Foxcloves (Devils Point, Plymouth)

Foxcloves (Devils Point, Plymouth)

Original
Oil on canvas
142cm x 110.5cm
Broken Branch (Pathway)

Broken Branch (Pathway)

Original
Oil on canvas
115cm x 76cm
Hemerdon mine, on the edge of Dartmoor, fell into disuse many years ago. Nature, has started to reclaim its place growing through the fabric of the building.
Venice Canal Traffic

Venice Canal Traffic

Painted after visiting Venice. The canal is situated in one of the quieter backwaters of the city. I live on a busy main road in the UK and a thought occurred to me that, this is the sort of traffic I could endure?

Original
Oil on canvas
71cm x 91cm
Painted after a recent trip to beautiful Venice. I live on a busy main road in the UK and a thought occurred to me that, this is the sort of traffic I could endure?
Drakes Island, Plymouth Sound

Drakes Island, Plymouth Sound

This is painted from the viewpoint of Devils Point, looking out across Plymouth Sound towards Drakes Island with a squall tracking in from the left of the painting.

Original
Oil on canvas
61cm x 122cm
This is painted from the viewpoint of Devils Point, looking out across Plymouth Sound towards Drakes Island with a squall tracking in from the left of the painting.
Derelict Building, Hemerdon

Derelict Building, Hemerdon

Original
Oil on canvas
76cm x 110cm
Hemerdon Natural Evolution

Hemerdon Natural Evolution

Nature reclaiming the once redundant Hemerdon Mine

Original
Oil on canvas
91cm x 71cm
February, Hemerdon Mine

February, Hemerdon Mine

Original
Oil on canvas
91cm x 121cm
Sheep Pen/ Pathway(2004)

Sheep Pen/ Pathway(2004)

A pathway leading to a sheep pen on Dartmoor National Park. its a path that I followed , like most of us do ?

Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
127cm x 102cm
A pathway leading to a sheep pen on Dartmoor National Park. its a path that I followed , like most of us do ?
Sheepstor, Dartmoor

Sheepstor, Dartmoor

Mixed Media on paper
100cm x 140cm
Blue Grass Pathway 22

Blue Grass Pathway 22

Original
Oil on canvas
142cm x 112cm
Blue Pathway 20

Blue Pathway 20

Original
Oil on Board
122cm x 107cm
Blue Pathway 23

Blue Pathway 23

Oil on canvas
120cm x 150cm
Blue Grass Pathway 9

Blue Grass Pathway 9

Original
Oil on Board
107cm x 122cm
Blue Grass Pathway 2

Blue Grass Pathway 2

Original
Oil on canvas
76cm x 61cm
Blue Grass 13

Blue Grass 13

Original
Acrylic on canvas
113cm x 93cm
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Summer Clifftop Pathway 2

Summer Clifftop Pathway 2

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
142cm x 120cm
These paintings are a continuation of the Blue Grass / Pathways project, started in 2008. These three were never completed and over a period of 5 years, have periodically, been worked on, trying to bring them to a conclusion. In May this year, I was walking the coast path from Wembury to Noss Mayo in South Devon on a beautiful day and the solution presented itself. The sky was blue and cloudless, the top of the cliffs were a carpet of flowers with a riot of colour, everywhere I looked nature was bursting into life. I immediately returned to the studio and worked these paintings up and the result is an interpretation of that day.
Sheila's Garden

Sheila's Garden

Original
Oil on canvas
90cm x 110cm
Bench at Devils Point

Bench at Devils Point

Painted from the viewpoint at Devils Point, Plymouth, with the river Tamar in the mid ground and Mount Edgecumbe in the backgound.

Original
Oil on canvas
91cm x 122cm
Painted from the viewpoint at Devils Point, Plymouth, Devon, with the river Tamar in the mid ground and Mount Edgecumbe, Cornwall in the backgound.
Tinside, Strayed Sheep (After Holman Hunt)

Tinside, Strayed Sheep (After Holman Hunt)

Painted using the area of Tinside, situated on Plymouth Hoe foreshore as a vehicle. This painting was inspired by a painting by Holman Hunt ‘Our English Coasts’ (Strayed Sheep). this current, ongoing body of work has developed over two years

Original
Oil on canvas
110cm x 142cm
Waiting (Devils Point, Plymouth)

Waiting (Devils Point, Plymouth)

The scene in the painting actually exists. ‘Devil’s Point’ is an outcrop of land lying between the River Tamar and Plymouth’s natural harbour, the Sound. This is an area steeped in naval tradition; it is from here that countless families have stood and waved off their loved ones. Walking around the area at the time of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, I found myself at the end of one such farewell, as the last families were departing. Devil’s Point was once more abandoned to the wind and the waves, a natural silence turned poignant by the ship disappearing over the horizon and the one lone bystander.

‘Waiting’ forms part of a set of paintings produced as a response to British and American foreign policy and armed conflict in general. This series explores how decisions made by politicians have repercussions for ordinary men and women and can change the lives of so many throughout generations.

This painting is currently Editors Choice in the June issue of 'The Artist' magazine

Original
Oil on canvas
142cm x 110cm
The scene in the painting actually exists. ‘Devil’s Point’ is an outcrop of land lying between the River Tamar and Plymouth’s natural harbour, the Sound. This is an area steeped in naval tradition; it is from here that countless families have stood and waved off their loved ones. Walking around the area at the time of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, I found myself at the end of one such farewell, as the last families were departing. Devil’s Point was once more abandoned to the wind and the waves, a natural silence turned poignant by the ship disappearing over the horizon and the one lone bystander. ‘Waiting’ forms part of a set of paintings produced as a response to British and American foreign policy and armed conflict in general. This series explores how decisions made by politicians have repercussions for ordinary men and women and can change the lives of so many throughout generations. This painting is currently Editors Choice in the June issue of 'The Artist' magazine
Discarded Door, Hemerdon Mine

Discarded Door, Hemerdon Mine

Painted from inside the 'then' derelict Hemerdon Mine, situated near Plymouth.

Original
Oil on canvas
116cm x 76cm
Julia

Julia

This was commissioned for a client from Hampshire. Composed with Julia standing at 'Bull Point' Plymouth with the river Tamar in the mid ground and Mount Edgcumbe, situated in Cornwall, in the background.

Oil on canvas
91cm x 121cm
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Venice Lagoon

Venice Lagoon

Painted in response to a recent visit to the beautiful city of Venice. The viewpoint is from the lagoon approaching Venice, late afternoon.

Original
Oil on canvas
60cm x 76cm
Painted in response to a recent visit to the beautiful city of Venice. The viewpoint is from the lagoon approaching Venice, late afternoon. Painted with a impasto technique in oils.
Low Tide, Forder Lake,

Low Tide, Forder Lake,

Forder lake is located near Saltash in Cornwall. This is from the viewpoint of Saltash across Forder Lake towards Tremerton Castle in the mid-ground.

Oil on canvas
71cm x 61cm

£850.00 Framed
Forder lake is located near Saltash in Cornwall. This is from the viewpoint of Saltash across Forder Lake towards Tremerton Castle in the mid-ground.
Newleycome Lake, Dartmoor

Newleycome Lake, Dartmoor

Newleycome Lake is situated at Burrator, Datmoor.

Original
Oil on canvas
76cm x 102cm
This oil painting is of a stream, running from Newleycome Lake, into Burrator situated on Dartmoor, Devon.
After The Rain, Hemerdon

After The Rain, Hemerdon

This painting is of path running through a wooded area at Hemerdon Mine, an area on the edge of Dartmoor

Original
Oil on canvas
115cm x 76cm
This oil painting is of path running through a wooded area at Hemerdon Mine, an area on the edge of Dartmoor
Clay Pit, Lee Moor

Clay Pit, Lee Moor

This is Lee Moor Clay works on Dartmoor National Park. The gorse bush stands defiant against intrusion!

Original
Oil on canvas
113cm x 93cm
This is Lee Moor Clay works on Dartmoor National Park. The gorse bush stands defiant against intrusion!
After The Fire, Cann Wood Pathway

After The Fire, Cann Wood Pathway

Original
Oil on Board
107cm x 122cm
Standing Stone Row, Dartmoor

Standing Stone Row, Dartmoor

Original
Intaglio
90cm x 60cm
Blue Grass Pathway (Crossroads)

Blue Grass Pathway (Crossroads)

Original
Oil on Board
76cm x 122cm
Blue Pathway 24

Blue Pathway 24

Oil on canvas
120cm x 150cm
Blue Grass 10

Blue Grass 10

Oil on Board
107cm x 122cm
Blue Grass Pathway

Blue Grass Pathway

Original
Oil on canvas
124cm x 94cm
Blue Grass 12

Blue Grass 12

Original
Acrylic on canvas
103cm x 78cm