10 recent oil paintings completed in the past 7 days at the beautful fishing villiage of Staithes, 9 miles north of Whitby. I set myself the challenge of painting each morning, starting at 7.30am on the beach and around the villiage. This was a real test of endurance and self-discipline but I am so glad that I set myself the challenge.
Painting from life is so different to working from a photograph. I feel as though I was learning so much observing the beach, the boats, the constantly shifting tide. There’s so much ‘time’ woven into a painting from real life. When we work from a photograph, we are looking at a fraction of a second….
The Staithes series are for sale, various framing options and postage worldwide available.