Skip to main content

Back from the framers


Pictured are six of my small paintings all newly framed ready to be transported to Yorkshire - along with a similar number coming from colleagues at Art Space (hope to post pics of their work on the Art Space blog soon) for exhibition at the Clare White Gallery, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley from 12 June - 31 July 2009.
Just need to get them labelled, measured and wrapped and they're ready to go!
We have had the most glorious day here in St Ives, the colours of the sand and sea just amazing. Steve McIntosh's St Ives blog entry includes a short video of a very peaceful view of St Ives bay yesterday evening, click here to see it.
The sun's starting to set now but it's still lovely - could be fine weather for the bank holiday weekend!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

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.

Collage two paintings 30 x60 cm

In this detail, the anaglypta, pink florist's cellophane and paint on canvas can be seen. Reddish/brown transparent glazing in the centre section and swirls of aqua opaque impasto on the right. This includes a piece of anaglypta from Carol Parsons painting class back in March, 2009? This particular piece of wallpaper has already been used to 'print paint to canvas'. Victoria Hilliard produces lovely ceramic pictures inspired by nature, including the portrayal of moths and butterflies. Would I have produced this collage if Tori were not a member of Art Space Gallery? Maybe not. Everything is 'grist to the visual mill' as far as artists are concerned. 'Floral - Pedestal' this painting just evolved. Fun, fun and more fun! 'Floral - Feel Amazing'. I love this artwork! My daughter's boyfriend bought her flowers, including old fashioned roses, which provided the inspiration for the flowers at the top of the painting and the cellophane wrapper

Small Paintings, November 2020

Very gradually (life seems to have been so busy) artworks are appearing.  Here are six small oil paintings completed this month.  A process of experiment and discovery - no wonder they're so much fun to do!  'Blustery and Choppy at the Cove' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.   SOLD 'Onshore, Still Air' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD 'Change for the Better 2020' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Seawater Invasion' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Beach, Sunlit Cloud' oil on primed board,13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD 'Kelp Defines the Shore' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm. SOLD Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall