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August - Two new abstracts

Here are two new abstract paintings that I have been working on for quite some time and, after some quite radical changes, I'm happy with how they look now.  Both paintings will be on show at St Ives Society of Artists members exhibition, which opens in the Crypt Gallery, Old Mariners Church, St Ives, on Monday, 9 August, 2010.  Click images to enlarge.

'Clouds and Mountain Tops' acrylic/oil on canvas, 36 x 18 inches, 91 x 46 cm.  SOLD

 Details from the main image.

'From Land and Sea 2010' acrylic/oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches, 76 x 61 cm.  SOLD

Details from the main image.

Copyright Lesley Ninnes.  Please contact me should you want to use these images in any way.


  1. They look great Lesley, I especially like the movement and texture in the blue, it suggests giant waves.

    I might even get a chance to see this in the flesh!

  2. I like the restraint of these, Lesley, and the feeling of the sea, the power of it.
    Do so wish I could attend the show.

  3. I wish I lived near St Ives so I could visit the exhibition.
    I love the colour combinations and patterns in the paint, yes it feels like the sea.x

  4. Wonderful textures.......... I particularly like the detail which shows the quarter circle in the bottom right......... Wishing you loads of success with them....

  5. I wish that you could all be here too - and that the sun would shine again as well! Thanks for commenting. Have a lovely weekend. Lesley x

  6. Sun or not, your work is always full of light Lesley

  7. Beautiful work Lesley. Such a shame St. Ives is so far away, but good luck with them anyway. Our sun has disappeared this weekend too.

  8. A comment to treasure Jill, thank you! x

    Hi Cathy, today was sunny thank heavens - hopefully you'll visit St Ives some time and the sun will be shining then too.x

  9. Love them!! Absolutely stunning...I'll have to get saving the pennies..

    C x

  10. Hi Carol - thanks! How are you? I must pop along to your blog soon. x

  11. I love the movement in the second one, and the texture of the sea, its so evocative of sun and sparkly waves and white horses!

  12. Gilly - that's just about what I was trying to capture! Thank you. x

  13. Absolutely lovely! Hope to get along to the gallery to see them irl. Hope you are having a good summer Lesley


  14. love love LOVE the textural effects you achieve~!!~
    beautiful work~!



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