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Flaming June and some Small paintings, a little overdue....

Scorchio in St Ives, today. Not going to last for much longer - change is on the way - but we're all making the most of the fine weather right now. Here are some small paintings x  'Brisk Sea, Godrevy Lighthouse' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. Currently displayed at St Ives Society's Mariners Gallery  SOLD The following artworks can be found at Art Space Gallery, St Ives 'Pounding the Bay Shore' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Sea, Take a Deep Breath' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'In Awe of the Breakers' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. 'Day Starts to Leave the Shore' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5cm. 'Sky, Beach, Symmetry' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.
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Some small paintings for Easter Week!

Easter week already, and the artworks below are all packaged up and ready for delivery tomorrow to Art Space Gallery, St Ives along with 'Balmy Day, Low Water' (see previous blog post). 'Surf, Fast and High' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Rainy Horizon, Coast' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'High Tide Surge' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Rain and Tide Recede' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5cm. SOLD Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.

Balmy Day, Low Water and one other...

Thought I would share this latest small painting, just because it's sunny outside! Soon to be framed, this little artwork will probably find itself a temporary home at  Art Space Gallery, St Ives next week.    'Balmy Day, Low Water' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5cm. 'Coast, Meeting Place' oil on primed board, 9.5 x 13.5 cm. This painting will be mounted in deep-core conservation board for eventual display at St Ives Society of Artists Mariners Gallery Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.

New paintings for February, 2022

A first blog post for 2022 - not what was intended at all, but the days and weeks pass so quickly. Storm Eunice is beginning its assault on the North Cornish coast tonight and the already big, breakers and powerful surges are expected to get even higher.  Huge swells will drive ashore. The coast is both spectacular and dangerous at times like this. Here are my latest small paintings. 'Fast Seas, Godrevy' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Coast, Misty Distance' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD  'Good Weather Pink' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Glowing Surf, Darkening Sky' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Sea, Surf and Undertow' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD 'Wintry Sea, Mild Weather' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.

November 2021 - Small paintings on board.

  November this year is fairly mild, quite wet and with more sunshine than we could have hoped for.  And in the absence of gales (for now) the trees still have their leaves and the colours are amazing.  The sea is spectacular at the moment too, with huge swells pounding ashore yesterday. Below are some paintings I completed earlier, scroll down to see more: Currently at Art Space Gallery, St Ives 'The Sea Brings Its Own Light' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Surf Close By' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Coast and Pool' is on display at St Ives Society of Artists   Annual Christmas Open Exhibition starting today, 13th November, 2021. A great show, not to be missed and admission is free. 'Coast and Pool' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'A Sandy Clearing' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.

Paintings in oil as September draws to a close....

 Already in place at Art Space Gallery, St Ives   here's a selection of small oil paintings on board, inspired by the coastal environment and changes wrought by fleeting weather patterns. Always fun and always unpredictable! 'Witness the Coast' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD 'Wave Energy, Gentle Sky' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Feeling Good at the Beach' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Sea, Space and Hope' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD 'Beach, On a Day Like This' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.

September, After the Storm

 September is a special month, veering between summer and autumn and if we're lucky bringing the best of both.  Let's hope! I'm glad to be able to share some new small oil paintings on board, already in situ at Art Space Gallery, St Ives. Part of the themed exhibition 'After the Storm' hosted with fellow members of the co-op to coincide with St Ives September Festival, the collaboration has resulted in an exciting, diverse show laced with a thread of optimism for the future. Well worth a visit, the gallery is open Tuesday - Friday, 10 -1pm, 2 - 5pm. 'Reclaiming the Beach' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'After the Storm, Water Everywhere' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. 'Forceful Surf, Summer Blue Sea' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Inviting Surf' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Still Wild After the Storm' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Godrevy Lighthouse, Summer Surf'