Bempton Cliffs on the East coast of Yorkshire is a RSPB reserve with stunning scenery.
Oil on canvas 90 × 60 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.

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  • almaalice
    almaalicealmost 2 years ago

    Hello my friend, I am back and it is a delight to see your beautiful picture of this magnificent cliff face with its equally fabulous seabirds. Hope you and Cath are well and good to see your work is as special as you. Almaxx

  • Dear Alma, I was only thinking of you today and how I have missed you on here! We are well, I am painting away for an exhibition I am headlining in Brighouse in April and for Open Studios in May. So pleased to have you back and thank you!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 2 years ago

    Just love the giant swirls of ocean foam, impressive work Sue.

  • Thank you very much,,Jim!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsalmost 2 years ago

    Love the feeling of 3D in this… what a great painting!

  • Thank you Pamela, much appreciated :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Woodie
    Woodiealmost 2 years ago

    That sea is fantastic, so real !!! and the cliffs have a 3D feel as well. Cheers Neil

  • Thank you, Neil, worked hard on this one!

    – Sue Nichol

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 2 years ago

    You are amazing Sue! Your subdued colours are so beautiful (and so ‘English’) and your skill is exceptional. The Gannets add huge interest to this scene. Truly lovely work.

  • Thank you Lynda for your lovely comments, especially the ‘so English’ . Well, all right I like the amazing bit too! x

    – Sue Nichol

  • Terri Maddock
    Terri Maddockalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work Sue – recognised it as one of yours as soon as I saw it

  • Thank you! That us what I like to hear! :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work Sue x

  • Thank you, Irene! :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonalmost 2 years ago

    Gorgeous :o)x

  • Thank you so much! x

    – Sue Nichol

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 2 years ago

    Brilliant work Sue

  • Thank you, Carol :)

    – Sue Nichol

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Liz

    – Sue Nichol

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