acrylic on cartridge paper 1998
24cm x 20cm

a shell study for my boat paintings.
This one is for Helette (Picatso) who produced a lovely shell painting and shared it with us on RB!!!



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  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizover 3 years ago


  • If this is fabulous.. what does that make you!! MEGA SUPER INCREDIBLE thats what!! Thanks Helene ;-)))))))))

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizover 3 years ago

    ur too funny…smiles

  • hehehe!!!

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • Jan Clarke
    Jan Clarkeover 3 years ago

    Lol, this is wonderful – love the humour.

  • Thank you Jan :-)))))))))))

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • ArtLacoque
    ArtLacoqueover 3 years ago

    so lovely they look and dance, better than human

  • Thanks so much Ruth!!!!! this was a practise for my shell boat pics in the 90’s. Seems like a while ago now.. Hope you are well xx

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Beautiful painting! I love the unusual compositon! Great title!

  • Thanks!! They look like they are fighting or dancing! Thanks for looking Angie :-))))

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • E.E. Jacks
    E.E. Jacksover 3 years ago

    Oh my just beautiful!

  • Thank you for the lovely comment!!!!!

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • artwin1
    artwin1about 3 years ago

    AS I AM IN LOVE WITH SHELLS I will add thi to my love list
    I love the emotive feel of it and the color, very textural.

  • Inspiring forms!! Nature is the inspiration to everything and we can use these things well… but not to copy or attempt to recreate… but to jump off from and do something personal :-)))))

    – Stephen Mclaren

  • artwin1
    artwin1about 3 years ago

    SO TRUE!!!!!!!

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