A glorious summers day when the light just shimmers in Staithes., a fishing village in North Yorkshire, North of whitby. The cobles are waiting for high tide to go out on a fishing trip.
(acrylic on canvas 90 × 60 cm) 128 views 4.3.11.

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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  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholabout 4 years ago

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...about 4 years ago

    Wow! This is lovely!

  • Thank you so much, Carol and Mike. :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsabout 4 years ago

    another winner

  • rosalin
    rosalinabout 4 years ago

    adorable work,Dear Sue ……

  • Thank you Risalin and for the post below. :))

    – Sue Nichol

  • rosalin
    rosalinabout 4 years ago

  • Mike  Waldron
    Mike Waldronabout 4 years ago

    This is good, Sue – very very good

  • Thanks Mike, really appreciate your comment.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Woodie
    Woodieabout 4 years ago

    You got the shape of the cobles just right Sue
    Love the sunny bright colour key you have used, into faves
    Cheers Neil

  • That is so kind of you Neil, I think I was bowled over by a bit of sun that day!

    – Sue Nichol

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

    a brighter version than most… the sun must have been blazing… there’s also an energy … maybe even kinetic… about this… the boats seem ‘ready’ even the birds more alive… gorgeous… as always! ;-)))

  • Ah, great comments again, which I so value, I was trying to re create the feeling I get when I look at a Van Gogh…especially Church at Arles, which has a vibrant almost kinetic feel and gave me butterflies the first time I saw it in Paris.

    – Sue Nichol

  • Albert
    Albertabout 4 years ago

    well done Sue.

  • Thank you Albert.

    – Sue Nichol

  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONabout 4 years ago

    Another beauty, Sue !!!

  • Thank you so much George.

    – Sue Nichol

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