Tag Archives: Cornwall

Pottering at ebb tide

Fresh off the easel today. Oil painting of a small boat in Newlyn Harbour at low tide. 12 x 12inches, oil on canvas mounted on board.

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Zennor, Cornwall

This is a painting started some time ago and completed today. It is from a sketch I made on a visit to the ancient village of Zennor near St Ives a couple of years ago. I tucked myself away from … Continue reading

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Smeaton’s pier, St Ives

A small oil painting of the popular and oft painted Smeaton’s pier in St Ives, Cornwall. This iconic landmark was built between 1767 and 1770 by the engineer John Smeaton. I have used a limited colour palette, and have resisted the … Continue reading

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Gower Surfer

This is an oil painting finished today 10 inches square, framed size 17 inches square. The frame shown is a ‘St Ives style frame’, popularised by the modernist painters who inhabited that area of Cornwall around the mid twentieth century. … Continue reading

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Frames from St Ives, Cornwall

An oil painting of Langland Point finished today. Not the first time I’ve tackled this subject, and it’s one I now paint from memory. The second painting I completed some time ago en plein air at Porthmeor Beach in St Ives. I … Continue reading

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Rocky coast, St Ives

This is a painting of the rugged coast near St Ives in Cornwall. It’s painted from information gathered on one of Gary Long’s short courses at St Ives School of Painting that I attended last year. It’s a 12 inches square … Continue reading

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Incoming Tide, Kynance Cove, Cornwall

Small 10 x 12 inch oil painting completed over two days in my studio from photographs and sketches made on a recent trip to Cornwall. Such a beautiful walk along the cliffs from The Lizard to Kynance Cove.

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