Cornwall Paintings

  Layering the unique Cornish light and with a sensitive use of colour, my artwork capture the seas, coast and skies of the  north coast of Cornwall which has long been shaped and battered by the weather drawn across the Atlantic ocean. 

With influences of Rose Hilton, Joan Eardley and Bonnard in my painting, I filter out what is important  from my daily walks, sea swimming and glimpses of the coast. 

Large wave paintings come from being very close to nature in the sea. The large vistas and panoramas explore the colours and shapes in the landscape and the more detailed paintings split into sky, sea and foreground take a more detailed look at the tangled coastline of Cornish hedges and gorse. 

UPDATE:  It’s been a busy year so far with a lot of sales, but I am busy back in the studio painting all the  paintings that have been waiting patiently  my head to be put onto canvas. If you are in the area,  you will be very welcomed to visit my studio to see the latest and works in progress.

 

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Click on a painting for it’s story. If a painting you like has sold, prints are available. 

Dawn over Cambeak, Crackington

100cm square oil on canvas framed £1500

Walking the high cliffs around Crackington Haven, with lovely vistas and moving skies.

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Secret Cove  (near Widemouth Bay)

Oil on canvas 120 x 100cm framed  £1,800 SOLD

Large painting that was at Rick Steins, Porthleven. Gorgeous sky and foreground full of Cornish Gorse. Prints available.

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Some Time in May, Cornwall

80cm square canvas in  a tray frame  £1,400

SOLD – PRINTS AVAILABLE.

Also painted from my walks in May in lockdown when the gorse was at it’s best.

Summer in the Air

80cm  square oil on canvas framed  £1,400

From those early month of lockdown walks towards Northcott Mouth when we could only go out for an hour. 

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A Force of Nature

100 x 50cm  acrylic on canvas framed £795 SOLD

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A Life of It’s Own

80 x 40 cm acrylic on canvas framed  £650  SOLD

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Supernova

100 x 80cm oil on canvas framed £1,400

Inspired by Joan Eardley, a scottish painter who painted in all weathers. Full of movement and colour

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Surrender to the Ocean

160cm x 100cm acrylic on canvas framed in a tray frame  £1,400 SOLD 

 (paper and large canvas prints available here )

 

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Insomnia

Large wave study 120cm wide . Large tumbling wave painted in the studio whilst listening to Insomnia by Faithless.

£1,200   SOLD

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Shorebreak III

Number Three in the Shorebreak Series.  This wave is Crooklets Beach, in Bude.  100cm x 50cm

  £900   SOLD

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Walking to Bossinney

50cm square oil on aluminium framed  £450  SOLD

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Shades of Salthouse

30cm square oil and cold wax on board.  £495

Bude coastal scene from Efford Down
Walking Efford Down 

30cm acrylic on canvas framed in a tray frame £425   SOLD

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Catching the Light    SOLD

120 x 60 oil on canvas framed £1,200

From the warm walks of this year around Widemouth Bay in the shimmering grasses of early summer

If a painting you like here has already sold, you might like to consider a beautiful uv protected canvas print or a giclee paper print.  Please get in touch to enquire or look at the ‘Buy a Print‘ page