Thursday, July 21, 2016

'Beach, Warmth, Surf' and other paintings on board

Summer's here!  The welcome warmth has been lovely - blue skies, wispy clouds and glorious sunsets, ahhh.

Because it's been a while since the last post, there are quite a few small paintings included here today, starting with.....




'Rough Sea, Nice Day' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Tide Has Turned' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Porthmeor Surf Light' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Breaking a Long Way Out' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.



All of the above are currently at Art Space Gallery, St Ives




'Sun, Big Waves' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD
at St Ives Society of Artists Mariners Gallery





'Passing Moments, Porthmeor' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD
at St Ives Society of Artists Mariners Gallery.





'Receding Waves and Seaweed' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
On display at Art Space Gallery, St Ives.





'Very Low Tide, Porthmeor' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
At Art Space Gallery.






The following paintings can expect to be framed soon and will appear at Art Space Gallery within the next few days.



'Seaside, Beautiful Day' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Beach, Warmth, Surf' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Sun's Out at the Beach' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.



Click to pics to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.

Monday, June 27, 2016

'Godrevy, Sea Like Glass' and other oils on board....

Hello again!  The first two paintings below are already in the big window at




'Godrevy, Sea Like Glass' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD






'Onshore Wind, Breaking Surf' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5cm.  SOLD





I'm planning to submit the following two paintings to St Ives Society of Artists 
Members Summer Exhibition tomorrow.



'Silver Clouds, Bright Surf' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD




  
'Godrevy Lighthouse, Big Sky' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD






The next pair of paintings can also to be found at Art Space Gallery, St Ives.




'Walls of Water, Porthmeor' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Godrevy Reflection' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD






Last but not least, here are two small rectangular artworks, waiting to be framed.



'Bright Sky, Bright Surf' oil on board, 8 x 13 cm.





'A Wave for You' oil on board, 8 x 13 cm.



Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

'Change for the Better' and other small oil paintings....

Some touches of blue sky to be found in these most recent artworks, reflecting the generally improving weather of the past few weeks.  I know conditions have been more unsettled for the past few days but, when the sun does come out, it's absolutely wonderful!



These are already framed, currently at Art Space Gallery, St Ives 


'Blue Horizon, Deceptive Calm' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.




'Sun Pushing Through Cloud' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD




'Cloud Clearing to the West' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD





'Surf, Sun and Breeze' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD




'Porthmeor, Something for Everyone'
oil on board, 8 x 13 cm.  SOLD




'Bright North Wester' 
oil on board, 13 x 8 cm.





'Water's Edge Excitement' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





The rectangular paintings below have been mounted and can be found in the browser at



'Sea Mist, All for Heat' 
oil on board, 14 x 10 cm.





'Change for the Better'
oil on board, 14 x 10 cm.




'Hazy Headland'
oil on board, 18 x 10 cm.





'Beach Weather'
oil on board, 9.7 x 18 cm.





'All Quiet at the Beach'
oil on board, 13.5 x 10 cm.



That's all for now, I have some more to upload, which can wait until another day.

Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.





Tuesday, June 7, 2016

'Beach, A New Day' and other small paintings go to Nantucket...



I'm unveiling five atmospheric seascapes today
destined for this summer's exhibition at the Thomas Henry Gallery Nantucket.

  The exciting show will present a stunning range of paintings by some very talented marine artists, several of whom are Cornwall based, and includes new work by Melanie Mcdonald and Beccy Marshall 



'Living Sea' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Beach, A New Day' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Surf and Peace' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Beside the Sea' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.





'Wave Energy' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm



Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

'Beach Everything' and other small paintings on board...

The square paintings below are already framed and residing at Art Space Gallery, St Ives
The oblong paintings are mounted, wrapped and can be found in the browser at St Ives Society of Artists Mariners' Gallery.


'Lively Atlantic Sea'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



'Godrevy Point and Lighthouse'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Drawn in by the Elements'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Beach Everything'
oil on board, 10 x 13 cm.  SOLD





'Porthmeor, Endless Sea'
oil on board, 13 x 20 cm.  SOLD 





'Sea, Push and Pull'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Bath Society of Artists 111th Annual Exhibition Opening



Tomorrow evening, Friday 22nd April, promises to be a lively, colourful affair when Bath Society of Artists 111th Annual Exhibition is opened by Kaffe Fasset at the Victoria Art Gallery, by Pulteney Bridge, in the centre of the golden city.  The show will open to the public on Saturday 23rd April and runs until 4th June, 2016.  Hours of opening are 10.30 am - 5.00 pm daily.  Well worth a visit if you're in the area - with many exciting and diverse works on display by well known, emerging and young artists, everyone comes across something to love.



2016 Exhibition



I'm delighted that my painting 'Soft Light at Low Tide' has been selected (see below)




'Soft Light at Low Tide'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm, framed.  SOLD




Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.



Wednesday, April 13, 2016

'Shining Surf' and other small oil paintings.....

As always, weather informs these paintings and so far, April has given it all from sunny, warm days to gales, thunderstorms and hail, it certainly hasn't been dull.

The framed square paintings below have already been delivered to 




'Soft Horizon and Rock'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Shining Surf'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Beach, Mist and Sun'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Clean Horizon, Cold Sea'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Beach, Cloud Reflection'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD






'Waves at Porthmeor Corner'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Bright and Dark at the Cove'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





'Clear Water, Clearing Sky'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD





The rectangular paintings (below) are currently at the framer's, waiting to be mounted.


'Surf, Rock Protection' 
oil on board, 9.5 x 22.5 cm




'Frequent Waves and Sun'
 oil on board, 9.5 x 22.5 cm.  SOLD




'Beach, Never the Same'
oil on board, 10 x 13 cm





'Tide's Out'
oil on board, 13.5 x 10 cm.  SOLD





'Misty Horizon'
oil on board, 13 x 10 cm





'Surf, Mist and Headland'
oil on board, 13.5 x 12.5 cm




Click pics to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.