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Fran Godwood

Colourful, detailed paintings of tranquil gardens, old buildings, chickens and geese
Pen and watercolour
Sawston, Cambridge

I am inspired by local gardens and old buildings, and also enjoy sketching chickens and geese going about their business.

Many of my works are in pen and watercolour. I use a dip pen to pick out the textures of trees and the contrasting shapes of flowers and leaves, and then add watercolour.

Since gaining a certificate in printmaking at the Curwen Print Study Centre, I now create hand-coloured linocuts as well as paintings.

I trained in Graphic Design at St. Martin’s but nowadays concentrate on producing original artworks. Several of my pictures have been taken abroad as memories of the English countryside.

I exhibit regularly with the Cambridge Drawing Society and the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists as well as Open Studios.

The Mary Challis garden
Sylvia's chickens
Heron
Houghton mill
Out for the day
Foxgloves, Hemingford Grey
The kitchen garden
Wild carrot
Sheep, Hildersham
April 2011 021
The sunny porch
Miriam's chickens
The Folly, Wimpole Hall
Inside the greenhouse, Peckover House
Holkham woods
Poppies and robin
Winter scene
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