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Dark original paintings

A mixture of sizes are included in this post - the framed paintings will be delivered to Art Space Gallery soon and the mounted works to St Ives Society of Artists Norway Gallery.

'Incoming Breakers' oil on board, 9 x 4.5 cm, mounted.  SOLD  


'Looking to the Horizon' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm, framed.  SOLD

'Sea and Sky Space' oil on board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm, framed.  SOLD


'Surf and Wet Sand' oil on board, 12.5 x 6.5 cm, mounted.  SOLD
'Bright Clouds, Dark Sand' oil on board, 9 x 16.5 cm, mounted.  SOLD
Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes

Original Framed Paintings for March

'Porthmeor Reflection' (bottom left) has been framed and delivered to St Ives Society of Artists where raffle tickets are available now (priced £1 each) for the draw, which takes place in October.  Click the link to view additional original artworks donated to the fundraiser.
The other framed paintings pictured below are 'Porthmeor, Winter Action' SOLD top left, 'Heavy Seas, Porthmeor' SOLD top right and 'Dark Day' SOLD bottom right.




A selection of mounted original paintings on board can be seen below - soon to be delivered to the Society.

Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes

What frames to choose?

Well, as you can see a decision has been made!

Sand Runnels Grey & Blue will be framed together

Probably without a mount, set against a painted backboard, with a solid white wood moulding?

Same with 'Dusk' and 'Dusk Green'

So pleased with 'Low Tide, Porthmeor 2013'.  Love this new 'distressed' frame bought locally.  The faded green complements the painting despite differences in palette.....

Porthmeor - try facing out to sea, look left and then slowly to the right and there's a good chance you will see bright sunlit rocks and sea, blue sky, dark grey, stormy clouds and rain squalls approaching.  All in one glance!  SOLD  

A foam lightened sea green, the way painted windows and doors look when eroded by salt, sand and wind.

Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.

Original paintings first day of March

The third month of 2013 - time is flying by!
Here are the last of the February paintings.  The artworks at the start and end of this post are to be framed and the ones in between will be float mounted.  Forgot to measure them before taking to the framers!

'Porthmeor, Winter Action' oil on board.  Now exhibited at Art Space Gallery.  SOLD

'Dusk' oil on board
'Dusk Green' oil on board 'Sand Runnels, Blue' oil on board 'Sand Runnels, Grey' oil on board

'Cold Day, Blue Sky' oil on board.  SOLD
'Beach Discovery' oil on board.  SOLD

Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.