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'Winter Abstract Exhibition'

Some image details from a series of paintings to be shown at the Seascape Gallery, Godalming, 18 January - 16 February 2010.

Living on the tip of the Cornish peninsula brings an awareness of the elements, the movement and moods of the sea and challenging weather conditions.

All about transparency, colour and clarity

Exploring light effects through the use of acrylic interference mediums (green and copper) and acrylic space gel.


  1. Lesley,

    You really do get a sense of the movement and the way the light catches the different colors of the ocean. And the moodiness too.

  2. I wish you every success with the exhibition L. Your work is so evocative of the Cornish coast.

  3. Lesley your work just takes my breath away. So so lovely. Of course I love the colors (or the lack of colors sometimes) so fresh and natural - but you do capture the movement of light so well. T

  4. Oh and thank you for the well wishes for my husband. He's geting a wee bit better every day.

  5. Wishing you fantastic luck with these paintings. My favourite is the fourth one down. I just love the simplicity of them.

  6. Hi Lesley, your work has beauty and exquisite colour! the movement just flows....good luck with this body of work...very very fresh!

  7. Everyone, thanks for such wonderful comments, which I appreciate so much. Glad to hear that your husband is on the mend too, Cathie. Bye all and thanks again, Lesley x

  8. Fingers crossed you sell lots of paintings at your exhibition. :-) I love the 2nd painting, it's my favourite, but they're all lovely.

    Have a successful and happy New Year!

    Sybille x

  9. Thanks Sybille - good wishes for continued success in 2010, Lesley x

  10. The paintings are fascinating, you seem to capture moods of the sea.
    Best Wishes for 2010 and the Exhibition.

  11. Hi Milly, thank you - hope you have a wonderful 2010! Best wishes. Lesley

  12. Coo'ee and very happy prosperous new year to you Lesley!!...loving the teasing snap shots here..wish I lived near to see the exhibition in the flesh...divine use of colour!

  13. Utterly beautiful Lesley - best of luck with this exhibition and a very happy new year. Emma x

  14. Good luck with the exhibition Lesley. Your work is gorgeous and I am sure all the visitors will agree.

  15. Hi Cathy, hope so! Thanks for your comment and Happy New Year.

  16. Lesley- Happy 2010! Looks like you are starting off with a bang. Good luck at your show. -Frizz

  17. Fingers crossed! Thanks, Tricia. Happy New Year.

  18. Very best of luck with the exhibition! And Happy New Year to you. Helz x

  19. Good luck with your exhibition. It seems that all artists who live around St Ives have a fondness for that lovely aqua/blue colour of the sea so evident in your work above.

  20. Hi Helz, thanks - Happy 2010 to you too.

    Thanks Val, I think you're right about the colour choice!

  21. beautiful colors!!! I bet they look even more amazing in real life!!!

  22. Hope your exhibition is a sure success! I am very lucky to be able to see your work in the flesh


  23. these are beautiful~!!~ i so wish that i was close and could attend your exhibition~!!~
    may the magic of your work touch many hearts~!


  24. Thanks so much, Libby - for the lovely comment and kind wishes, Lesley x


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