ST IVES series

The dramatic scenery of St Ives and the quality of light are a constant draw for artists. I visit as often as possible and begin by sketching 'en plein air'. Back in the studio my preliminary studies are used as a spring board for larger scale canvas outcomes. 


Chasing waves - turquoise - salt air - The Tate- Hepworth and Nicholson -The Island - fishing boat hulls- patina of time- seaweed- yellow lichen on granite rock - paint washing off sketchpad pages in the rain - weathering- exhilaration - coastal path- wild flowers- minack theatre- breathing space