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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 1

I’ve been working on a series of paintings of Porthleven. In this composition my eye was caught by activity on one of the harbour walls. I like the way these walls traverse and interrupt the inconstant waters of the harbour, the cross … Continue reading

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O3 Gallery – Polperro Harbour

The reflective nature of water and the patterns of a variety of boat forms give visual excitement whatever the weather. This last O3 Gallery painting is of Polperro Harbour when the light had a silvery glint to it, a point in … Continue reading

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O3 Gallery – Harbour Wall and Chapel Hill, Polperro

Although Polperro does not have grand architecture, the array of lovely vernacular cottages lining its topography are very appealing. In this composition there is also a distinctive little grouping of trees breaking the horizon line.  I liked the way in … Continue reading

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O3 Gallery – The Harbour at Polperro below Chapel Hill

In this painting of Polperro, my focus is particularly on the arrangement of hillside cottages, backlit with a lemony glow of low sun. The harbour is shaded with soft blue and pink, the white of the boats reflecting the ambient … Continue reading

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