Sunday, June 21, 2015

'Sea Carved Sand' and other small paintings on board...

So long since my last post, though I have been 'painting up a storm'.  This one's only to do with square oil paintings on board, measuring 13.5 x 13.5 cm.



These will be framed and delivered to Art Space Gallery, St Ives in a day or so.

'Sea Carved Sand' SOLD


'Sea Attrition' 


'Too Rough to Walk on the Beach' SOLD


'Bright Sun, Cool Shade'


'Clean Surf and Showers' SOLD


'Winter Reflection' SOLD



These are currently residing at Art Space Gallery, St Ives

'North Coast Rough'



'Keeping a Safe Distance'



'Beach - It's Wild'



'Delightful Day'



'Rain Washed Natural Harbour' SOLD



'Sea, Power and Glory' SOLD



'Familiar Coast' SOLD



'Energy and Colour at the Cove' SOLD



'Sunny Beach Weather' SOLD


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

Monday, May 18, 2015

'West of Here' and other original paintings...

Very windy in St Ives today, with sunshine, showers and spectacular surf at Porthmeor Beach, daunting to all but the most experienced surfers.

Here are some views of the surf from the safety of shore....


Rectangular paintings will eventually be float mounted for display in the browsers at St Ives Society of Artists Mariners' Gallery.

The four square paintings are already framed and can be found at Art Space Gallery, St Ives.



'Surf, Space and Distance' oil on board, 13.5 x 10 cm.



'Rock, Shade, Seclusion' oil on board 13.5 x 10 cm.



'Coast Vitality', oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD



'West of Here' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



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



'Change is on the Way' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


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

Monday, May 11, 2015

Bath Society of Artists Open Opens on Saturday!



Bath Society's Open exhibition never disappoints.  A 'must visit' for anyone who finds themselves in the beautiful city of Bath between 16 May - 27 June, 2015.

Over 300 works on display, with many prizes to be awarded.  This year's guest artist is renowned painter/printmaker Marcelle Hanselaar.


Click here to see more......  Information about last year's Open prizewinners' here

Monday, May 4, 2015

Bath society of Artists Open Exhibition 2015

Click the link to go to the Bath Society of Artists website to read more and download the entry form.


First published on this blog in January 2015, never been exhibited before
It's Got to be Porthmeor' and 'Rockpool and Distance' 
have finally been framed in readiness for submission to Bath Society of Artists 2015 Open Exhibition.  Please wish me luck!



'It's Got to be Porthmeor' oil on board, white wood frame. SOLD




'Rockpool and Distance' mixed media on w/colour paper,
mounted, glazed white wood frame.



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

Monday, April 27, 2015

'Stormy Godrevy' and other oil paintings on board....

Fantastic scenes in this part of the world today, we've had it all - vast Cumulonimbus, edges feathered by rain; deep blue skies; clear molten gold and the pink of sunset defined by dark land and clouds.


So many little paintings to include in this post, because - well, numerous reasons not to dwell on, but here they are at last.

Those that have not sold are framed and available at Art Space Gallery, St Ives



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



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



'Wind and Surf Mizzle' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Squall and Blue Sea' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Surf and Sand Lines' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD



'Beach Breadth' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD


'Peachy Sky and Wave Ripples' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Weather Energy at the Cove' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD



'As the Tide Comes In' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD



'A Way to the Beach' 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



'Low Tide Space' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



 'Porthmeor, Soft Light' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Very Low Tide' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'After Rough Weather' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Swells and Pool' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD


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


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


'Porthmeor, Low Tide and Stormy' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Racing Sea and Clouds' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall

Saturday, April 25, 2015

St Ives Society of Artists Spring Open 2015

Today is the day!

 Stisa presents its annual Spring Open 2015 - an exciting show featuring works by many so many different and talented artists selected by guest curator Ylenia Haase of the New Craftsman Gallery, St Ives

Come along, you won't be disappointed, open from 10.30 - 6.00 pm, Saturday 25 April.  See hours of opening (below) thereafter.  Admission free.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

'Porthmeor, High Tide' and other paintings on board

Here are some very recent works - the first five can be found, framed, at


'Last Light, Breaking Wave'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD




'Running Sea, Windy Beach'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD




'Straight Waves, Low Tide'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



'Grey Clouds, Choppy Sea'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



'Golden Seascape'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



And the next painting soon will be framed and residing at Art Space.

'St Ives Bay, After the Shower'
oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD



'Porthmeor, High Tide'

Although it doesn't look it here, 'Porthmeor High Tide' is a larger painting (19 x 20.5 cm)
on primed hardboard, currently waiting to go to the framers...  SOLD



Click pics to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.