Never tire of painting the boats in the Beck at Staithes, North Yorkshire. oil on canvas 20″ × 20″ 1053 views 28.5.13. Featured in Solo, A Love of Boats, Painters Academics Special Recognition Award SoJie 21, May 2013
My love of the sea stems from my childhood. I was born in Hartlepool on the North East coast and visited the little fishing village of Staithes often, as I still do today. The fishing cobles to be found on the North East coast serve as my models.