#471 Mortson Quay

#471 Mortson Quay

I timed the paint to be in-between tides, but the water rushed in so quickly I painted the edges of the banks first so I had a pleasing shape before it disappeared. (see picture below for how the water looked when I finished) Contra jour light, around 8am. I used a...
#470 ‘Sunday Sailing, Morston’

#470 ‘Sunday Sailing, Morston’

Quite tricky to find a composition that worked with lots of comings and goings of boats and people because it was a sunny Sunday morning.  I was there with the ROI (Royal Institute of Oil painters) and the IEA (institute of East Anglian painters.) A painting day with...
#469 ‘Wells Next the Sea, Norfolk’

#469 ‘Wells Next the Sea, Norfolk’

There are many ups and downs of being an artist and I was feeling a bit self doubting. We had arrived in North Norfolk the previous night and I was keen to explore this area which I’ve not visited before. It was raining and grey I could see there was lots of...
#468 Pink Peonies

#468 Pink Peonies

I wanted to get the colours as vibrant a possible so kept mixing until they we’re bright enough – I used Magenta to help with the intensity. Peonies are such happy flowers!! 🌸
#467 Morning Light, Langstone

#467 Morning Light, Langstone

7am in the summer time and the sun is already quite high but there is some warm interesting light.  Driving down to the coast I thought I’d check out Langstone first before I went further along the coast towards Bosham. But this scene grabbed me and I could...