Having decided to give the original watercolour from my sketch book to a charity auction I then had to paint this oil before posting it off. These were a couple of figures that I spotted one day from Auckland Quay who just emphasised the enormity and solidity of the ship. Quite an unusual and different composition too. Oil on board 8" x 11"
The Russell Gallery in Putney has some of my larger pictures for their post lockdown Summer Show, 25th June until September 5th. There's an impressive catalogue which is also on their website, always worth a look. 'Adding Sparkle to Your Oils' is my next Leisure Painter article due later this year. Currently I have work at galleries including The Russell gallery, Putney ...Chantry House, Ripley, Harrogate ...Zillah Bell at Thirsk, The Coast Gallery, Burniston, Scarborough...and…