Category Archives: Custom House Gallery, Porthleven

New Porthleven Paintings 4

The final Porthleven painting in this series is a view from Institute Hill. The Indian Yellow sun bounces and rebounds off natural stone and whitewash alike. The shadows of the lane take on the warm hues of the sky. Sunlight … Continue reading

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New Porthleven Paintings 3

The slipway at Porthleven harbour is a favourite viewpoint. In this version, I like the way the shadow on the slipway, thrown by the railings, draws the viewer down into the harbour and out past the lazy upturned dinghys basking … Continue reading

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New Porthleven Paintings 2

For this second Porthleven painting (which is now with the Customs House Gallery), what initially drew me to the view was the combination of the iron strut straddling the harbour wall and the dynamic top line of the wall sweeping around … Continue reading

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St Ives Paintings

Worked on three views of St Ives based around Smeaton’s Pier. The first, using a triptych of canvases, is looking back down the pier towards The Wharf. Quite pleased with the colour and texture in the composition. For the second view I thought … Continue reading

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