An old coble with sail making it’s way back to the safety of the harbour as a storm is brewing. Inspired by The Staithes Group of Artists. Oil on block canvas 30 × 20 " 725 views 26.7.12. Featured in Atmospheric Land and Seascapes, Artists Universe.
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.