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Another painting of Mizpah. I did this one in acrylics a few years ago and decided it was worth revisiting in oils.
Mizpah is in Roxby Beck at Staithes, just North of Runswick Bay and Whitby.
(oil on canvas 46 × 36 cm 587 views 17.4.12. Featured in Favourite Places You take and Make.


boat, double ender, mist, staithes, sue nichol

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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  • Woodie
    Woodiealmost 4 years ago

    Hi Sue
    Love the textured back grounds to your oil paintings.
    Another excellent painting of a boat.
    cheers neil

  • Much appreciated

    – Sue Nichol

  • John Fish
    John Fishalmost 4 years ago

    gorgeous work. I love the textures and light. beautiful painting

  • It is great to get such lovely feedback

    – Sue Nichol

  • Mrswillow
    Mrswillowalmost 4 years ago

    I love this too…for all the reasons that both Woodie and John state…also the colour. I really like how you have limited your colours to variations of blues, gold and browns. Excellent work!

  • :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Susan Moss
    Susan Mossalmost 4 years ago

    Super work, love the textures and colours in your paintings

  • Many thanks

    – Sue Nichol

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 4 years ago

    Excellent work

  • :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTalmost 4 years ago

    Awesome image

  • Thank you so much

    – Sue Nichol

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsalmost 4 years ago

    this is just superb

  • Thanks Steve

    – Sue Nichol

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 4 years ago

    MY LAST WORK Challenge, October 1st, 2010
    Challenge Winner Forum

  • Many, many thanks for running the challenge and such a good group.

    – Sue Nichol

  • fauselr
    fauselralmost 4 years ago

    very nice, I seem to be drawn to single boats floating in the water by themselves

  • Thank you, me too, fauseir!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Mike  Waldron
    Mike Waldronalmost 4 years ago

    Beautifully done!!

  • Sorry Mike, missed your reply on this one, but many thanks.

    – Sue Nichol

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