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Square Deal & Donated Picture Show

The annual Square Deal and Donated Picture Show opens at Norway Gallery, Mariners' Church, St Ives on Saturday 8 September, click here to see some of the many paintings that will be on sale - for just £50 each!  This event raises some much needed funds for St Ives Society of Artists and goes towards maintenance and eventual refurbishment of the building.

'Porthmeor Surge' is my contribution to the cause and is rendered in oil on 10 inch square deep edge canvas.  SOLD

I'm also contributing 'Man's Head & Clodgy' which is an over painted abstract from 2006, measuring 12 x 12 inches.  SOLD

The exhibition continues until 14 September 2012.  Click to enlarge, copyright Lesley Ninnes.
Have a good weekend everyone!


  1. These are beautiful Lesley - you capture the colours and atmosphere exactly. xxxxxx

    1. Thanks Diane - I'm going to start again in a bit, some 'quality painting time' hopefully. x

  2. Love the surge painting! Gives me the feeling of sea water sucking back, and you just know the next wave is going to be HUGE! I've finally got round to posting another blog on Winds of Change. Been very busy at my other blog

    1. Hi Gilly and thanks - will pop over to see your latest post. Lesley x

  3. I'm with Gilly and could feel the sea being sucked back in that bottom piece. Stunning, Lesley.

    1. The sea (and that beach in particular) is always interesting. Thanks for visiting and commenting Cathy. x

  4. beautiful sense of peace in the first painting and i love the depth and texture achieved in the second~!
    fabulous work as usual Lesley.


    1. Lovely to hear from you Libby - thanks for the comment. Have a rewarding day. x

  5. I love these and could quite happily walk into the bottom one and dream a while :-)

    C x

    1. Thanks Carol! Beautiful weather today - and the beach at Porthmeor looked the same as in the top painting late afternoon, but without the cloud. Hope you're having a lovely week. Lesley x

  6. ooo good luck with the fund raising...I adore the Man's head can feel the tide dragging you in, just brilliant as ever! x

  7. Wish I was there to see them in person. :-) They're both lovely... xo


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