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May Original Seascapes in Oil

The three paintings in oil on board (below) have been submitted for display at St Ives Society of Artists 'Wish You Were Here' exhibition, which opens on Saturday 25 May.  
'Man's Head and Sky Reflection'.  SOLD

'Porthmeor, Dark Sea'.  SOLD

'Blue Sky on the Island Side'.  SOLD

'A Little Brightness & Surf'  can be seen at Art Space Gallery, St Ives.  SOLD

All paintings are mounted, with solid white wood, glazed frames. Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.

Cruising the Western Med

Well, some of us managed to find the sun last month, several hundred of us in fact!  All aboard Thomson's Island Escape 'Spirit of the Med' cruise, which departed Palma, on 16 April, 2013.

A short flight from Exeter, watching the clouds disappear, flying over snow capped Pyrennees, looking down on Barcelona next, quickly left behind, and shortly being rewarded with a clear view of the North coast of Mallorca, bathed in sunlight, craggy cliffs reflected in sea so calm and still and blue.

Walking alongside the old city wall.  Palma Cathedral can be seen in the distance.


A closer view of one of the entrances to the Cathedral.


Pictured again, this time from the ship, when we sailed at 11 pm.  Quite a strange feeling at first, like standing on a moving sky scraper.


A day and night spent at sea.  Welcome rest, spent sunbathing and sea so calm - nothing to be seen but a pod of dolphins playing in the ship's wake in the beautiful late afternoon.

Up early to see the approach t…

May and it feels like Winter!

Quite a gap between posts, thanks to finding 'a little bit of summer' in the Mediterranean for a week in April and functioning in slow mode ever since!
The first 6 paintings shown are framed and have already been delivered to Art Space Gallery
St Ives.
'Brisk, Breezy and Bright' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Marine Vista' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Movement of Clouds and Sea' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  RESERVED

'At One With the World'  oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Before the Sun', oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

The following paintings are waiting to be framed, so not yet available for sale.
'Sea Water' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  RESERVED

'Porthmeor, Dark and Serene' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.

'Porthmeor Pattern' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Cove and Grey Sky' oil on primed board, 13.5 x 13.5 cm.  SOLD

'Porthmeor…