August 28, 2016

BRETON MORNING painting ..

A creek in Southern #Brittany, near #PontAven #France on an October morning.


May 27, 2016


Continuing the Summer vibe 'The Cherry Orchard'. Here John has painted a fruit farm ‪#‎Ardeche‬, ‪#‎France‬ . Pop over to the paintings page ‪#‎art‬ ‪#‎paintings‬

May 8, 2016

In homage to a recent trip I made to see our Son (John's Grandson) here is John's take on a particular part of the City - Westminster's ‪#‎SouthBank‬on a rainy Autumn day - a painting called Clearing Skies.


One of his favourite haunts in ‪#‎London‬ was the walk from‪#‎...

April 10, 2016

Brand new to the website. 

Here we continue with the Spring theme - John Donaldson perfectly captures the pearly Spring day near ‪#‎Kingsbridge‬, in the ‪#‎Salcombe‬ Estuary, ‪#‎Devon‬. Pop over to the Artworks tab and click on Paintings.

March 1, 2016

....  meteorologically speaking, so heres a little taste as it hasn't exactly been Spring-like today. Bella Dema Painting ‪#‎Catalan‬‪#‎SouthofFrance‬ ‪#‎johndonaldsonart‬

February 16, 2016

The 2nd in the series taking a look into John's Abstract techniques...

#2 "The simple rule I adhere to for oils is known as 'fat over lean'. A 'lean' and quickly created thin underpainting using turpentine suggests the drawing and approximate darks and lights in the c...

February 9, 2016

Here is John's latest painting to be added to the John Donaldson Art website.


It is the main door leading up to my Dad's french studio which was the top floor flat based in Limoux ‪#‎France‬ next to the River ‪#‎Aude‬ .

This hallway was a welcome break fr...

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