Swaledales in Snow by Sue Nichol

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Swaledale sheep walking trough deep snow in the Yorkshire Dales.
(acrylic on canvas 60 × 40 cm)

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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  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 4 years ago

    Awesome!!! Awesome!!! Awesome!!! Perfect in every way, except that I feel sorry for the poor sheep, Beautiful texture, as always. :D

  • Thank you so much, they were heading for the extra supplies of food that the farmer had brought out to them!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Barbara Applegate
    Barbara Applegateover 4 years ago

    This is lovely, I do love your work. We would love to have you join our group. Why not come over and join the Painting the Country Life Group

  • Thank you so much and for the invite to the group which I am going to join right now!

    – Sue Nichol

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganover 4 years ago

    I love this painting, Sue. You capture the mood of the day and the place so effectively, and ye, I too, love sheep.
    Both of my parents were born in Hartlepool, and I spent many a summer there by the sea, so your paintings mean a a lot to me.

  • Hi, what a coincidence and thank you for taking a look at my work.

    – Sue Nichol

  • lynnhainline
    lynnhainlinealmost 4 years ago

    Sue, I absolutely love your sheep art!

  • Sue Nichol less than a minute ago
    Thank you Lynn, I appreciate you taking a look :))

    – Sue Nichol

  • emel
    emelover 3 years ago

    really superb.composition!

  • Thank you so much.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Ercan BAYSAL
    Ercan BAYSALover 3 years ago

    Very nice work…

  • Thank you Ercan.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Tainia Finlay
    Tainia Finlayalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful art Sue! Fabulous textures!

  • Thank you!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 2 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS Sue! – Your beautiful work finished in the Top Ten of A Challenge for All Seasons

  • Thank you! Wonderful.

    – Sue Nichol

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