Category Archives: Whitstable Seascapes

Ric’s cards on Whitstable High Street

A good selection of Ric’s his beautiful greeting cards are now also available directly from Whitstable town centre! One outlet is the lovely gift shop George’s on 15-18 High Street and the other one is The Horsebridge arts centre on the beach.thehorsebridge.org.uk/visit-us/shop

11 Horsebridge Road
Whitstable, Kent. UK. CT5 1AF – 9am-5pm Mon-Sat (Closed on Tuesdays) 10am-4pm Sun & Bank Holidays

Georges is open from Mon – Fri, 9.00am – 5:00pm , or Saturday, 9.00am – 5:00pm and Sunday, 10am – 4:00pm in Kent, CT5 1AP.

Georges Whitstable Stores | Homewares | Cards | Giftswww.instagram.com/georgeswhitstable

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Available Paintings – April 2024

Ric has currently about 30  original oil on canvas paintings available (see images below). Prices for small pieces start at around £ 250. He is working on several commissions at the moment, as well as on a series of large Whitstable beachscapes, which will be completed in the next couple of months.

West Beach, Whitstable. oil on textured wood panel. 88 x 98cm – available

 

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He has also a wonderful range of smaller, framed and unframed Gouache (water colour) studies that start at around £ 75.

Ric’s  prints range from £ 15 to £ 160. View all prints here! Greeting cards are £ 3.00 and £ 3.50

Large commissions start at £ 2500. 

Commission March 2024 – sold

 

Please note, all international orders of original oil paintings should always include insurance. Postal costs will vary according to size & weight, as all paintings are sent in bespoke wooden crates for protection. For insurance quotes and p&p contact me at: enquiries@richorner.com, or tel.: 07835294317.

Follow Ric on Instagram.com/richornerpaintings 

 

Ebb and Flow, 30 x 40cm, oil on canvas – available  

 

 

 

Light obscured (West beach), 50 x 50cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

 

Solstice, 30 x 30cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

Margate Harbour Evening Light, 22 x 22cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

Summer Storm Clouds, 30 x 60cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

Sunlight through rain, 61.5 x 28cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

Lost BuoyLost Buoy, 61 x 67cm, oil on wood panel available

 

 

 

Whitstable Harbour (misty evening 2021), oil on box canvas, 78.5 x 78.5cm – available

 

 

 

First LightFirst Light, 71 x 81cm, original painting, oil on wood panel (framed) – available 

 

 

 

 

Salcombe Harbour, 26 x 26cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

 

Cloud Race, 20 c 20cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

 

 

Cloud structures, oil on canvas, 30.5 x 23cm (reserved)

 

 

 

 

Kent Landscape near Faversham (2), oil on canvas  – available

 

 

 

 

Kent Landscape near Faversham (1), oil on canvas, 30 x 17cm – available

 

 

 

 

Kent Landscape, 30 x 24cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

 

Meadow at dusk, oil on canvas, 28.5 x 17cm – available

 

 

 

 

Our pathways, oil on canvas, 23 x 33cm – available

 

 

 

 

Sunlit Clearing, 71 x 71cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

 

Whitstable HarbourKent coast, 20 x 20cm,  oil on canvas  – available

 

 

 

 

Dartmoor 2, 63 x 40cmMoorland dawn, 63 x 40cm,  oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

 

Spring Tide, 21 x 26cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

 

Weather Study, 26 x 20cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

 

Rain Gap, West Beach, 20x 20cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

View across the OazeThe view across the Oaze,  22 x 22cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

 

Kent first Snow, last lightKent first Snow, last light. 23 x 30.5cm, oil on canvas – available

 

 

 

Long after Sunset (June)Long after Sunset (June), 28.5 x 17cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

Thunderhead Cloud studyThunderhead/ Cloud study, 28 x 28cm, oil on wood panel –  available 

 

 

 

West Beach Whitstable (3), 50 x 40cm, oil on canvas – available 

 

 

 

Hay Tor rocks, 38 x 38cm, oil on wood panel –  available 

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All water water colour paintings, as well as framed prints can be found at the shop page: Shop | Ric W. Horner

Ric has spent many months over the years painting the view from his studio using Gouache, a water-medium paint consisting of natural pigment, water and thickened glue-like substance (gum binding agent) to achieve brilliant, vibrant colours that are lightfast, smooth and solid. Gouache is a French word, from the Latin root aquatio, “watering place” and simply means “watercolour”. The way it’s applied is by using a brush and watercolour paper. He likes this medium for it’s quick-drying, bold qualities and has produced over 30 pieces in recent months, many of them are about 35 x 20cm in size, including a protective mount.  Gouache generally dries to a value that differs from the one it has when wet (lighter tones generally dry darker and darker tones tend to dry lighter), which can make it difficult to match colours over multiple painting sessions. Its quick coverage and total hiding power mean that gouache lends itself to more direct painting techniques than watercolour. Many “en plein air” paintings take advantage of this, as do the works of J. M. W. Turner.

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Solo show at the Lilford Gallery

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www.lilfordgallery.com/ric-horner

From 7th – 20th September 2019

“Ric Horner is second to none when it comes to capturing light on the landscape.” – “Your art brings tears to my eyes! – Outstanding! – Amazing – Stunning – Incredible! – Magnificent – Brilliant – Spectacular – Breath-taking – Superb – Magical – Impressive – Wonderful – Uplifting – Really Moving – Poetic, beautiful, bold and absolutely marvellous! – I love your work!”

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Artist’s Open Houses 2013-21

Award winning artist Ric W. Horner is one of the county’s leading landscape painters whose professional career spans more than 30 years. His work focuses on the elemental qualities of open space, the energy of weather and the expressive qualities of light. He has opened his studio space to the public on various occasions over the past 10 years to  connect with visitors in a more personal way.

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“…His mastery of sky, light and colour is breath taking!”

“Wow! My kind of art. Absolutely stunning. Love it!! Xx

“After seeing his work for the first time it completely changed the way I saw colour in nature, but especially the sky and dark clouds. This incredible oil on canvas captures a moment where the beautiful light and detail pulls you in, so you too are involved and immortalised in the moment.” 

 

The next one will be from October 2024 as part of the East Kent Artists Open Studios and the Canterbury Festival. 

 

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Exhibition at The Sportsman Seasalter

Ric created a solo exhibition at  the award winning ‘The Sportsman’ in Seasalter back in 2015 featuring the inspiring scenery of the Thames estuary.  This famous Michelin star pub is located 2 miles out of Whitstable, on the North Kent coast and is popular with weekend visitors and many Londoners. It is nicely furbished with rolling exhibitions showcasing the work of local artists. 

 

 

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