Peaceful Waters


Original acrylic painting on canvas

80cm x 80cm


This painting was inspired by the broken reflections on the surface of ripples on the sea around Skokholm Island in Pembrokeshire. Whilst waiting for the boat to fetch us, I noticed that the sea was so calm it’s surface was almost completely unbroken, so that the ripples became mirrors for sections of the shoreline. This created a wonderful effect of having patches of bright colour and pattern of the land surrounded by the blues and greens of the sea and sky. I was captivated and sat and took innumerable photographs of it so that I could try and capture the effect back at home.

In this work I’ve used acrylic pens to embellish the patterns and add abstract details.

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Dimensions 80 × 80 cm