The Camel Art Society exhibition at Tintagel starts tomorrow and runs until 31st August. If you are in the area it’s well worth a visit as there is a lot of great art on display (and for sale of course!). Here’s a preview of my exhibits.
July 21st 2019 marked the annual Heritage Day in Bude. I was in attendance for Bude Art Society painting a demonstration in watercolour. I chose a local scene to paint, which was Crackington Haven, a small cove just up the coast from Boscastle. Crackington Haven also suffered a devastating flood in 2004, but was rather overshadowed by the more famous Boscastle flood at the same time. I can’t believe that was 15 years ago! It still seems a recent event to me. Anyway, I digress. This is the result of the demonstration that I painted on the day. Until next time…
This is ‘The Old Post Office – Tintagel’ a watercolour on Arches CP paper. 1/2 imperial. As my next exhibition is taking place in Tintagel I wanted to paint a local landmark. The Old Tintagel Post Office is now under the patronage of the National Trust. The building is very old, dating from 1380 and was a Cornish Hall-House. It was used as a post office in Victorian times. The view shown here is not fully visible from this angle due to a large tree in the corner of the garden. I have used ‘artistic licence and moved the tree to the rear of the house. I’ve also had to use several photos from different angles go construct the left hand side of the building. Hope you like it.
This is ‘Boats At Mullion Cove’ a watercolour on Arches rough paper. As I have several exhibitions that I’m taking part in this year, I need to have enough pictures to submit. This watercolour is to fill a gap made by my sale of a picture at the Padstow exhibition. I still need to paint about half a dozen more to be sure I don’t run out! The next exhibition is scheduled for 27th July at Tintagel and will run until the end of August. In the meantime I’d better get painting!