Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Surfs Up for 2014

Summer Surf Carlyon Bay
12x24 Oil on Panel

Incoming Tide Lantic Bay
12x24 Oil on Panel

Two new waves for the season. Both a currently available at the Fowey River Gallery in Fowey.

Schooner Days

The Schooner Yachts Magic and America 
Racing off New York
12x18 Oil on panel

The Yacht America Leaving Nantucket 1870
Oil on Canvas 28x42
Its been a busy few months schooner racing. the above two paintings are the results. 

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

1937 Americas Cup Defender Trials
J Class Yachts Ranger vs Rainbow
Oil on Panel 12x18

I wanted to try a stern viewpoint showing the yachts close hauled down to the Beavor Tail off Newport RI. 

HMS Euryalus off Cadiz 1805
Oil on Panel 12x18

This painting returns me back to the subject that first induced me to start painting, reading many accounts of Nelson as a boy , id often sketch to recreate the scenes depicted and later I taught myself to paint so I could better depict the scenes.

This painting depicts the 36 gun frigate Euryalus acting as Nelson eyes, watching the port of Cadiz within which the combine fleets of Spain and France sit at anchor awaiting a chance to escape Nelsons blockade.

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Priory Bay 
Summer Days
12x24 Oil on Panel

With all this rain and wind I indulged myself painting a summer  view of Priory Bay Seaview 

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Rainbow 1934

Happy New Year to everyone. I've hit the ground running this year completing two yachting paintings. This painting depicts the J Class Yacht Rainbow which successfully defended the 1934 Americas Cup against the J Class Endeavour, in what was a very close contest.

Norseman 1881

Heres a  different view of Norseman which I painted last year. This angle I feel shows the beauty and power of Ogden Goelets great schooner off to good effect. Watch this space for a similar view of the Yacht America currently on the easel.

Im also currently working on a couple of seascapes the first shows the surf at  Praa Sands and the second the beach at Priory Bay Seaview.

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Isle of Wight Beach Paintings

A Walk Along Compton Beach
Oil on Panel 7x10

Compton Beach holds many great memories, it is the beach on the Isle of Wight that the Islanders use to get away from it all. Its long flat beach is great for kids to paddle and build sand castles. This painting was inspired by a walk one sunny afternoon towards the end of summer. To enquire about this painting  follow the link Enquire Compton Beach  . To view similar work follow the link Isle of Wight Seascapes

Priory Bay
Summer Memories no 2
Oil on Panel 7x10

On the North Eastern coast of the Isle of Wight close to where the Solent opens to the English Chanel is Priory Bay at Seaview. Another favourite beach for kids to paddle and go crabbing. To enquire about this painting follow the link Enquire Priory Bay or to view similar Paintings follow the link Priory Bay Paintings

Final Wave Paintings of 2013

 Brook 10x16
Oil on Panel

 Summer Memories
Oil on Panel

Compton Surf
Oil on Panel 7x10