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Showing posts from February, 2012

Spring is coming.......

Spring is on its way - spotted my first Celandine yesterday and there was sun at last today after all the grey, and warmth out of the breeze.  Best of all there are ever increasing hours of daylight! In this post there are more pics of Mallorca from October 2011 featuring Port Andratx and Sant Elm.  And I have included another 'rejuvenated' painting - let me know what you think. First, a startling photo of Mallorca which appeared in the 5 Feb edition of the Mail on Sunday, with ice and snow and temps of -4C conditions were far colder than in St Ives this winter! Anyway, back to the sunshine - this is Port Andratx   on the South West coast of Mallorca. The marina and surrounding hills. A fisherman cleans his catch. Soaking up the sun.    It was baking hot and I for one was desperate to get into the water.  Once immersed it was wonderful to float and throw a few lazy strokes to swim in such beautiful surroundings, as the port is ringed by

Play time seascape

Thanks to Diane - see the relevant post at  Heart Shaped  - I've been having fun with  'Pixlr 'O' Matic'  giving one of my new seascapes not one, but several, 'makeovers'! Love this black & white, light on the water effect below Love this too........ There are so many options to choose from!! See the (much plainer) original 'Rocks and Rain' and others on  picture from st ives Click to enlarge.  Have a good week everyone.

Original paintings sea and beach

Some more small original paintings for February.......... 'Rocks & Rain' oil on primed board, measures 15 x 17 cm.   SOLD Photographed beside a new example ( a cappucino cup, I think?) of  Leach standardware, to give an idea of scale. 'Silver Sea' oil on primed board, 20.5 x 18 cm.   SOLD 'Waves and Headland' oil on primed board, 12.5 x 12.5 cm.  SOLD  'Porthmeor Bluster' oil on primed board, 12.5 x 12.5 cm.   SOLD  Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.  Have a good week everyone. x