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'White Water on the Coast' and other small paintings....

Here's a selection of new paintings!  They're destined for Art Space Gallery, St Ives once framed - see May's post to get an idea of how they might look. 
'White Water on the Coast'
oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5cm.
'Shore, Brightness and Space' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.

'Beach, Clear Evening Sky' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
'A Big Wave Coming' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.

'Surf Surge, Overcast Sky' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.
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Small framed paintings for sale

This photo shows some of the paintings included in the previous post
Painting During the Lockdown in their frames. 

With Art Space Gallery, St Ives and St Ives Society's Mariners Gallery, the main outlets for my work still closed, I have made them available for posting.  The paintings cost £120 each plus £15 p+p (special delivery) in the UK only.

Check the previous blog post for titles and please feel free to comment if interested or if you have a question.

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

Painting during the Lockdown

Among other things - working on rectangular boards, driftwood, plywood and canvas - I have managed to finish six more small, square artworks whilst locked down.  See below.

During these strange - tragic and grief ridden for so many - times, I am grateful to live in this part of the world and to be able to continue to paint at home as always.

And thankful to technology for being able to keep in touch with family, friends and colleagues virtually and by phone.

Hope these little paintings bring some pleasure and calm....

'Bright, Tingling, Beach Visit' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Porthmeor, Late Afternoon' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD

'Sea's Might' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Breaking Surf at the Beach' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Coast, Showers Stay Away' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD

Here it Comes, Improving Weather' oil on primed board,  13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD
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'Sea, Putting on a Show' and other small paintings for March.

Some spring-like sunshine was very welcome today, in St Ives and so warm out of the wind, down on the Wharf.
As these paintings are already on display at Art Space Gallery, St Ives  I thought it best to get a move on with this post!

'Shadows and Rocks  oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD

'Sea, Putting on a Show' oil on board, 13.5 x 13/5 cm.  SOLD

'Tidal Take Over' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD

'A Promise of Good Weather' Oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Godrevy Emerges from the Mist' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD
This last painting is not yet exhibited at Art Space but will be very soon.
'Beach, Best Part of the Day' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD
Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.

Back from the Framer's

So pleased to have these paintings back, looking good in their bespoke white painted wood frames.  Most of them started life in November, early December and were completed in January, 2020.

They're probably destined for exhibition at Art Space Gallery, St Ives  (link takes users to the gallery blog page) in the next week or so.
'Sea - Not to be Argued With' oil on primed plywood, 20.5 x 20.6 cm, in 37 x 37 cm frame.
'Porthmeor, When the Mist Rolls In' oil on primed plywood, 20.5 x 20.5 cm, in 37 x 37 cm frame.

Rain Hugs the Headland' oil on primed plywood, 20.8 x 20.5 cm, in 37 x 37 cm frame.


The following paintings are already on display at Art Space Gallery (link takes users to the gallery Facebook page)

'Gwithian, Sky Reflection'
oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD


'Surf at the Cove'
oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Storm's Edge'
oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD


'Exposed Shore'
oil on primed boar…

New framed paintings + More...

Paintings (below) collected from the framers on Friday afternoon, along with 19 mounted prints and 2 mounted originals, all labelled, wrapped where needed and priced, ready for delivery to  Art Space Gallery, St Ives and St Ives Society of Artists Mariners Gallery.


Now mid way through the 2019 St Ives September Festival, on Saturday 21st September St Ives Society of Artists held its annual 'Square Deal' fundraiser offering members of the public an opportunity to buy a piece of original art for £50!
I was delighted (and relieved) to be present, when a buyer chose my submission 'Beach, Tranquil Sea' below.

'Beach Tranquil Sea' Oil on canvas, 25.4 x 205.4 cm/10 x 10 inches

Prior to visiting Stisa, there was just time to pop into Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West, St Ives to view 'Spot the Artist' 2019. Organised by St Ives Rotary the show included around 400 anonymous postcard sized artworks donated by over 300 artists, many of whom are very well known.  Sa…

'Godrevy Cliffs' and other small paintings on board....

So nice to post fairly early in September, which hopefully compensates for the fact that I didn't blog last month!  Always a busy time to be an artist in St Ives (and that's not a complaint, thanks to all who buy my work) this August saw visits from both daughters, son-in-law and dogs, plus a lovely reunion/get-together of sorts, with the upshot that all painting projects were suspended for around 2 weeks!  Wouldn't have missed it though and the weather was pretty good too.
Normal service resumed eventually and here some new and older works.
I have also been working on some slightly larger paintings in oil on hardboard, some of which are already at the framers and will provide content for a future post x   

'Beach, Good Weather Chases the Rain Away' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD

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

'September Sea' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD

'Summer Warmth and Surf' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. S…