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Entrance 2April Poole Harbour.   oil on canvas    100x150cm

Painted in situ during a very dramatic day that included lightening storms and snow.  It is currently on show at my studio during Dorset Art Weeks 28-May 12th June david-atkins.com

 

 

 

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28. September Day Harlyn copy 2

‘September Day at Harlyn Bay. North Cornwall’. Oil on board 70x92cm.  Harlyn has a stunning beach, good for walking and surfing. The waves are usually huge but were more gentle during my visit in September.  As the tide comes in so fast I am forced to keep moving back to avoid a soaking.  The painting will be exhibited as part of my solo show at The Campden Gallery in November.  More details can be found on my website at david-atkins.com

3.The Camel Estuary at Rock Cornwall 22x24in  copy 3Painted during a trip to Rock in North Cornwall in June on a fine summers day. I first visited there three years ago making only a few small sketches but wanted to return to paint.   It was the only painting I did there and will be exhibited during August at the Campden Gallery 

Summer, Saunton Sands oil on board 66x71cmSchools almost out for summer. Painted at Saunton Sands in North Devon. A fine summers day with a slight breeze that prompted the inevitable use of windbreaks creating a burst of colour and movement.

2. Early Morning Rye Harbour 24x32 copy 2Painted on the banks of the River Rother next to Rye Harbour in East Sussex.  The painting will be exhibited at the Fairfax Gallery, Tunbridge Wells in their 20th Anniversary Show in June.

Drawing

A small sketch drawn the day before deciding to paint there.

Fishing Huts at Kimmeridge 24x30 copy 2

A quiet, misty day at Kimmeridge Bay in Dorset.  A glimpse of the sea through the boats and fishing huts first attracted me to this view. Also there was a sense that things were about to happen.

19.Sunset Kimmeridge Bay copy 2Painted at Kimmeridge Bay in Dorset.  This painting went through a lot of changes and I didn’t think it was going to work out.  Almost threw it in to the sea!  It will be exhibited at the McAllister Thomas Gallery in April.