Tag Archives: Cornish paintings

Charlestown

This painting of Charlestown in Cornwall was selected for ‘Open 28‘, the East Midlands Open Art Exhibition in Leicester, which is on at the Old Library Gallery, 50-54 Belvoir Street, Leicester, LE1 6QL from 6 July to 26 August, 2017. … Continue reading

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Saffron Walden Gallery

Very happy to have work in the Spring Group Show of the Saffron Walden Gallery – from today to 31 May. Here is one of the paintings – a view of ‘Polperro Harbour from Roman Bridge’. The colour in it is cool, … Continue reading

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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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New Porthleven Paintings 1

I’ve been working on a series of paintings of Porthleven. I think they are about ready to go off to the Customs House Gallery. In this composition my eye was caught by activity on one of the harbour walls. I like the way these … Continue reading

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Affordable Art Fair 2

Here are two more paintings completed for the Affordable Art Fair’s Wren Gallery stand. In these Cornish works, the high sun illuminates the atmosphere in both, but the shadows are orchestrated differently according to the lay of their respective coastlines.  St Ives … Continue reading

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