A man made harbour on the Tees makes a great place to spot old fishing boats in various states of disrepair. I was born on the far side of the Tees. Oil on canvas 90 × 90 cm Featured in Art Universe A Love of Boats 226 views 4.8.12.
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.