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I've had fun making these small paintings on primed mdf - unfortunately the colour and contrast are wildly inaccurate and probably an improvement! The largest is 11 x 8.5 inches and the smallest 7.5 x 6 inches.
Starting from the bottom is 'Godrevy Breakers' - Godrevy is the name of the point and lighthouse pictured - the one above is 'Snow Peak', painting no 3 is untitled, next is 'Sunlit Sky', then 'Tropical Blue', another untitled and at the top 'St Ives Bay Rough Sea'.
Some of the underpainted texture was created by slathering paint onto a square of anaglypta wall paper - a technique gleaned from Carol Parsons watercolour workshop held at Newlyn Gallery in March - and then pressing onto the board. I also used it on the surface of 'Snow Peak' and the untitled painting 2nd from the top, as well as 'printing' the pattern on the cut out paper shape which was then glued to the artwork.





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  1. oo'eer not sue if my last atempt at posting worked?! But I've said it once before and it bears repeating...gorgeous set of paintings!! x:)

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  2. You capture the energy of the ocean so beautifully. I particularly love the very first picture - I can almost hear the waves crashing and smell the sea spray. Lovely.

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  3. Thank you Cathy and Mimilove.

    There's so much to see and read on Blogger tonight, I've been online for over an hour and haven't even checked the Art Space blog yet!!!

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  4. Thank you for stopping by my blog. The "Fruits of the Spirits" are wonderful words. Thank you for sharing with me.

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  5. What wonderful paintings! I especially like "Godrevy Breakers". I love the colours and the way you have captured the never ending movement of the sea. The paint looks so amazingly fluid!

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