Beach Life https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/ Beach Life Stormchasers 14" x 18" approx Acrylic on canvas, unframed #210060 I'd had the sea painted for a while, as a background for something else I'd had in mind. Then it came to me that a couple of yachts in the far distance would tell a greater story... https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=107651203 107651203 Pebble Forms (Yellow) 212001 20"x40" Acrylic media on 3D canvas https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=156790409 156790409 Puffin 5" x 5" 3D canvas #210031 Puffins are just SO joyous, you have to paint one! https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83821303 83821303 Yellow VW SOLD A funky little classic. The numberplate was added last to personalise it https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=79940714 79940714 Pink Shell This shell design is years old, I first used it as a Lino cut at O level, and it has reincarnated over the years in many media. https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=79940715 79940715 Bedruthan Surf The tide was up and I was at the bottom of the steps within 20 feet of superb surf. I just had to capture it on canvas! This is one of my earlier paintings and shows both a lack of subtlety in the use of colour, and insufficient tonal depth to give the water solid volume https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=79940716 79940716 Separation Painted as an abstract, but subsequent comments have placed it firmly in the realm of harbour reflections. https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=79940719 79940719 Sunset Strips I was racing to the beach for sunset photos, and saw the colours through the paling fench on the dune boardwalk at Gwithian. https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=79940720 79940720 Cold Sentinel I painted this from memory after visiting the beach to find several shivering lifeguards, and not a surfer in sight! https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80640391 80640391 Petal and Splitty SOLD Two classic VWs, one day I might get around to owning one! (When I down-grade from the 21ft 6-berth "Diddakoi" that is) https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80641650 80641650 Blue Form Shapes inspired by contour ploughing suggested ripples, so I added sand... https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80641652 80641652 Hayle Estuary The fantastic colours of the estuary under strong sunlight, it's almost a rainbow fix down there, you gotta see it for yourself! https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80641654 80641654 Colony 1 7" x 5" 3D canvas painted around sides #210044 Snug as bugs in their crack in the granite...I found these little beauties at Porth Nanven. https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=87002311 87002311 Perfect Set A surfer finds his sweet wave- this was painted for commission and the client then wanted the surfer bigger- I was trying to show how BIG the sea and sand are...they dwarf the neoprene dudes any day... https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80641655 80641655 Reading the Swells Another massive sky/sea pic, while the surfer sits back and meditates... https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80641656 80641656 Surf Dog SOLD 6"x16" 3D canvas This character was mooching along he wave-line at Porthtowan one day.I love photographing dogs in the sea but this is the only one I have had such a good result with, right on the wave edge with his reflection below. I was pretty pleased with the way the dog turned out as it was my first attempt at a dog in paint. https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80641167 80641167 small VW van 5"x5" 3D canvas Trial size VW splitty, not entirely accurate but I like to think it has a certain character https://www.owlcats.co.uk/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80642694 80642694