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A big painting on canvas

Something quite different for me, a large seascape in oil on deep edge canvas.
Porthmeor is the name of the beach, Gowna and Carn Everis are the rocks in the sea at either end.




'Porthmeor, Gowna and Carn Everis' 110 x 75 cm. SOLD






Detail





Reference - a now very smudgy drawing made at the beach two or three years ago and assorted photos taken during frequent walks across Porthmeor. 





I realised the only way to tackle a support of this size was to hang it on the wall and succeeded eventually after a few attempts.  There are some unsightly holes to go with the paint marks unfortunately.





Knives, brushes, paint and rags.





A close up of the palette - love those colours.





Nearly there.....





It took a good few days to get right.




Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
St Ives, Cornwall.

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  1. That is terrific! I love the feel of the sea on the sand by the rocks. It makes me feel I am there with my shoes off ready to paddle! Might be a bit cold though!

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    1. Oh thanks Gilly! The water is definitely still cold, although that doesn't deter surfers and other sea sports enthusiasts... Lesley x

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