Tag Archives: Maritime painting

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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Secluded Cove, near Gurnard’s Head, Cornwall

A slightly larger version of my painting Secluded Beach posted 14 March. This oil painting, completed today, is 10 x 12 inches (25.4 x 30cm). I’m trying to simplify shapes and keep the brushwork lively, but as you can see it is still quite … Continue reading


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