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Ione Harrison

Watercolour Paintings

Painting mainly in watercolour and ink, my art is inspired by the natural world around me. My paintings capture the ever-changing light and mood of moor, hill, woodland and coastline.  

With a semi-abstract, expressionistic quality to my art, I paint mainly with colours in a minor key, rather than the main points of the colour spectrum, accented with inky vibrancy, to realise a sense of shape, colour, pattern and texture. This evokes a spiritual truth present in the landscape - deeply embedded in nostalgia and my sense of place.  

Drawing on inspiration from both my childhood in North Yorkshire and my travels around the globe as an international teacher, I incorporate the rich heat-soaked colours of the Middle East and Asia to create atmospheric interpretations of landscape.  

Drawn to the sense of solitude and the divine in wild landscapes, my work conjures the simplicity and elemental quality of earth and sea, transforming rock, shape and colour into vibrant art. 

I still work as a teacher and now also lead painting workshops for adults. I absolutely love sharing my own discoveries about painting and how this can lead us to re-interpret the landscape around us.


I feel privileged to be able to share the joy of wonderful watercolour with you and look forward to welcoming you into my world. 

Ione's Work

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'Wildflowers, Caulkley’s Bank' 
Watercolour on paper, framed in white wood 
Framed size 46 x 56cm

Further Information


Toilet facilities available

Cash, Card and Paypal accepted

Off street parking available onsite

One small step up into studio

Artist working

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Indicative Price Point: £ - £££ (£1-£200+)
Commissions taken

Find Ione

Tel: 07508 621515

Nunnington Studios, Low Street, Nunnington, YO62 5UR


Further instructions: Follow the signs into the village for Nunnington  Studios. Car parking nearby is also signposted. There is a lovely coffee shop in the courtyard as well as antique books, interior decor and photography.

Contact Ione

Tel: 07508 621515

Nunnington Studios, Low Street, Nunnington, YO62 4UR

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