Featured in Painters Academics and Shameless Self Promotion. 369 views 18..4.12. A lone gull rides the wind over the North Yorkshire fishing village of Staithes. My very favourite place for inspiration. oil on canvas 60 × 45 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.