Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Largs series III

The third in the Largs series that can be seen in the flesh at the CBC Twenty 11 art show.
There is a real comfort and safety aspect to viewing yachts from the shore. I'm not sure I would want to be involved in the bounce and bustle of a race, but it does look interesting from a standing position on the shore!
Last time I was at Largs I noticed a few vessels with clear sails - they just didn't look right. When I did a painting of them I made sure that the see-through sails were quite opaque. Wonderful thing this artistic license!
90x60cm acrylic on canvas

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