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Porthmeor - Seaweed and Surf

See below 'Porthmeor - Seaweed and Surf' which has been submitted to St Ives Society of Artists annual Spring Open. 

Painted in acrylic and oil, approximate canvas dimensions are 51 x 61 cm.

Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.


  1. You always manage to catch the essence of a Cornish beach - makes me want to go paddling....

    1. Hi Caroline - paddling is such a pleasure too, thanks for your comment. x

  2. Oh Lesley it is absolutly wonderful! I love the Porthmeorbeach so much and you have this sense/feeling to bring it on the canva- I really want to jump in your painting:)

    1. Hopefully, you'll be able to jump into the real thing soon!! Thanks Andrea. x

  3. Wow! Lovely paintings. Love, love, love the first one! xoxo

  4. Oh, these are wonderful, you have captures the sea and the sky exactly!

    1. Hi Valerie - thanks, though I can still see room for improvement... Which will happen in the next one for sure and that's part of what keeps us all painting, don't you think? x

  5. Beautiful - looks like bladder wrack to me! Daughter at Mousenotebook has been doing printing involving seaweed - lovely subject, waving in the water!

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  7. Try this link here

    I'll get it right soon!

    1. Thank you Gilly - and also for your efforts, though I'm already a follower of Sue's - the link spurred a visit right then, really like her work. Have a lovely weekend. Lesley x

  8. Its interesting to see the parts of the painting, which would often be good as paintings in themselves. Very cool and atmospheric.

    1. Thanks Mary, yes that's true - might print some of the detail pics as cards. x

  9. You always manage to capture the exact colours and the mood of the place so very well - and you make me wish I was there. xxxxxxx

    1. Thanks Diane - it's sunny outside for now, though we can expect up to Force 9 winds! x

  10. i think this is one of my all time faves from you~!
    what a gorgeous painting and yes, cards from the details of it would be sensational~!!!~

    awesome work Lesley~!


    1. Libby thanks, will pop along to see you soon. x


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