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This is the view of the chemical works that can be seen from Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, Teeside, where I was born.
When the sky was lit up like this with the pollution we used to refer to it as ‘Wagga Moon’
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(acrylic and mixed media (sea coal) 90 × 60 cm)


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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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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 4 years ago

    Absolutely great Sue! Beautiful light on the water and can almost smell that pollution!

  • Thank you so much Maree

    – Sue Nichol

  • Susan Duffey
    Susan Duffeyabout 4 years ago

    very atmospheric

  • Thank you Susan.

    – Sue Nichol

  • James Lewis Hamilton
    James Lewis Ha...about 4 years ago

    you make beauty of the polluted… they should buy this image for their company calendar… sans comments ;-)))

  • Funny you should say that, the owner of one of the galleries I work with tried to sell it to them…funny they didn’t rise to the bait! My son has it now.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 4 years ago

    great work, well done

  • Thank you Antanas

    – Sue Nichol

  • DryFlyPhoto
    DryFlyPhotoabout 4 years ago

    Well done – you have made something beautiful out air-born garbage. Bravo!

  • Thank you, when I was a child I just thought it was pretty!

    – Sue Nichol

  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    Excellent painting Sue !!
    I’e heard it’s called Seaton Canoe, these days, twinned with Panama ! lol
    I spent many a summers day on the beach there when I was a young boy !

  • Thank you George, lol, they do indeed and the hotel on the front has a canoe bar and a Darwin bar!

    – Sue Nichol

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  • Doug Dawson
    Doug Dawsonover 3 years ago

    Cracking image Sue, the light is excellent!

  • Thank you so much, Doug

    – Sue Nichol

  • Lynda Robinson
  • Wow, thank you, thank you! :)))

    – Sue Nichol

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 3 years ago

    You are very welcome Sue. Good Luck!

  • :))

    – Sue Nichol

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