I'm so looking forward to resuming painting and spent a pleasant few hours photographing, labelling and wrapping the artwork pictured below, today. Two mounted oil paintings on board delivered to St Ives Society of Artists Mariners Gallery and assorted prints delivered to Art Space Gallery, St Ives 'Long Surf Beach' oil on primed board, mounted. SOLD 'Breaker Spray' oil on primed board, mounted. SOLD Click to enlarge. Copyright Lesley Ninnes St Ives, Cornwall.
My homemade Christmas cards this year should have featured a handsome little bird who regularly appears on the wonderful Facebook page of the 'Friends of Portheras Cove' (read more below) Lovely watercolours mixed "People from the villages of Pendeen and Morvah have cherished this part of the wild Cornish coast for many generations. The Friends of Portheras Cove are regular users of the beach and sea in the cove, who wish to keep it safe and clean for locals,visitors, and wildlife. Those who know Portheras cove not only appreciate its almost unspoilt beauty, but also respect its dangers. There are strong rip tides, and at times a fierce under-tow here, not to mention sharp metal fragments of the shipwrecked ship The Alacrity, which ran aground here in 1963. Please take care if visiting, check tide times, and be aware of heavy swells and strong currents. The cove is inaccessible to vehicles, and can only be reached by those folk who are willing to amble