Cottages at Boulmer, Northumberland by Sue Nichol

Cottages at Boulmer, Northumberland by 

I was staying near here a few New Year’s ago and I have been wanting to do this painting ever since but it has taken me time to decide how I wanted to portray it. After reading about the artist Joan Eardley (1921 – 1963) I found her work of Catterline cottages so inspiring I knew exactly what i wanted to do with these cottages. I am pleased that although I was inspired by Eardley the painting is still Sue Nichol.
oil on block canvas 90 × 60 cm Please view large 415 views 24.8.12.
Featured in Art Universe, Realist Paintings About Water, Best of RedBubble

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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  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 2 years ago

    Oh my oh my! this is pure Masterclass Sue – an exquisitely painted scene & a 5 * fave ;~} Valz ♥

  • Oh, thank you so much, Valerie for this wonderful comment and fave, both so appreciated!

    – Sue Nichol

  • edy4sure
    edy4sureover 2 years ago

    Love the delicate tones in this painting Sue, and the textures help to heighten the mood, well done. :)

  • Thank you Edy, so pleased you like it:)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Gordon  Beck
    Gordon Beckover 2 years ago

    A really inspiring and beautiful work, Sue…I love its simplicity as well as the color scheme, mood and texture. Really well done!

  • Thank you so much, Gordon for your lovely comment, much appreciated!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Norah Jones
    Norah Jonesover 2 years ago

    Wonderful sue. So much atmosphere!!

  • Thank you, Norah :))

    – Sue Nichol

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoover 2 years ago

    lovely work Sue

  • Thank you, Anthony!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéover 2 years ago

    fabulous :) xxx

  • Thank you, Denise :))

    – Sue Nichol

  • Beatrice Cloake Pasquier
    Beatrice Cloak...over 2 years ago

    I have seen it being born! What a wonderful effect! Brilliant painting Sue!

  • Thank you, Beatrice. I am quite pleased with this one….It might be a new direction.

    – Sue Nichol

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago

    08-15-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thank you so much, Kira!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Linda Ridpath
    Linda Ridpathover 2 years ago

    Beautiful painting, and the texturing gives a wonderfully spikey cold feel, splendid! x

  • Thank you, Linda!

    – Sue Nichol

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 2 years ago

    Stunning painting Sue, love the mood and the texture, !!
    I have visited the village of Boulmer quite often, It’s a lovely part of Northumberland and the seaside at Alnmouth is a favourite of mine !

  • Thank you, George for your lovely comment. I love this part of the world to.

    – Sue Nichol

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