A Fleet of Tiny Boats
Dungeness is also a working beach long inhabited by hard grafters making a good living from the sea.
As Doris Tart said " Don't Forget - The beach will always give you a living"
This project joyfully documents 'that which surrounds' - boats, boats and
The approach/style is reminiscent of popular prewar 'tourist paintings'. These tiny jewel - like paintings are made with intense concentration and a subtlety which imbues each subject with a sense of celebration and 'longing'.
Small painting in the continuing series - 'Fleet Dungeness'
The Project celebrates a fine mess painted with a reverence for Daumier and Millet.
This painting is on show at our Open Studios
Painting Size: 14 cm x 20 cm
Oil with Beeswax and damar varnishes on primed canvas.