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The trees in Cornwall get battered by the strong winds and create wonderful shapes. They are a symbol of survival against all the odds.
(oil on canvas 60×40cm) 674 views 26.6.12 Featured in Islands of the World


Randi Antonsen Fine Art Award
Technical Merit
SoJie 16, June 2012


Sally Sargent Fine Art Award
Overall Excellence in Fine Art
SoJie 16, June 2012


Traditional Art – 2nd Place
SoJie 16, June 2012

June 2012 Juried Invitational Exhibition

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cornwall, hedge, sue nichol, tree

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.

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  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsalmost 4 years ago

    class painting

  • waldekart
    waldekartalmost 4 years ago

    Very interesting work…!

  • :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkeralmost 4 years ago

    A wonderful painting … fabulous..well done!

  • Thank you Catherine.

    – Sue Nichol

  • banrai
    banraialmost 4 years ago

    fine painting

  • Thank you so much.

    – Sue Nichol

  • adambogusz
    adamboguszalmost 4 years ago

    like the way you’ve painted this…lovely loose work.
    I also like the touches of colour down the bottom too

  • Thank you very much.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 4 years ago

    this is a gorgeous work

  • Many thanks, Isa

    – Sue Nichol

  • trueblvr
    trueblvralmost 4 years ago

    fabulous…I can feel the wind. This makes me think of the Oregon coast too. Di

  • I think that might because I could feel the wind as I painted en plein air! Thank you for your lovely comment.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinover 3 years ago

    Oh…I LOVE this…reminds me of our coastal casurinas that are all sea blown.

  • Thank you, have you painted the casurinas…I don’t know what they might look like, will do a search.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinover 3 years ago

    Casurinas come in a few different forms…usually near water – coast and inland.Commonly called She Oaks…they have needle like leaves (like a segmented pine needle in a dull green) and small inch long seed cones…on the coast they are often on headlands and are windswept…looking alot like your painting…almost a Bonsai effect.

  • Oh, I love the sound of those, and I LOVE the name. She Oaks,sounds magical, I would so enjoy painting them.

    – Sue Nichol

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