Tag Archives: Swansea Bay

Across Swansea Bay to Mumbles

Mumbles lighthouse, pier and lifeboat station looking across the Swansea Bay from West Cross. Swansea Bay has the second highest tidal range in the world. At each low tide, a large expanse of seashore is uncovered. This area of the … Continue reading

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The old Mumbles lifeboat station

This is a plein air painting made recently when I went out with a local group of Swansea artists on a bright but windy September afternoon. It is the old lifeboat station used between 1922-2014 and now replaced by the … Continue reading

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Dog-walker, Caswell, Gower

This painting was finished this morning although it was started some weeks ago. Caswell Bay is one of the more easily accessible bays of Gower with a broad sandy beach. Oil on canvas board, 12 inches square (30x30cm).

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Moon rising over Mumbles Head

The weather has been miserable over the last week, mist and murk, so I haven’t been able to get out drawing. Instead I’ve been finishing a few paintings that have been hanging about in the studio for far too long. … Continue reading

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Mumbles, November light

An oil painting of Mumbles Head looking across Bracelet Bay towards the lighthouse on a grey, damp, November morning. Ten inches square on canvas board.

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Morning sun, Mumbles

Another 8 inch square oil painting of the lighthouse at Mumbles viewed from Bracelet Bay. A May day, the early morning mist is clearing allowing milky sunshine to break through.

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