Craster Harbour by David

I painted this under very difficult circumstances as Sue will attest. A howling wind with a pounding sea spraying me with salt. I spent more time trying to hold down the paper with one hand and quickly painting a bit more of the scene before the page ripped out of my hand and flipped over smudging everything. I wish i could have captured some of the majesty of the crashing waves. The others thought my harbour wall was too military. It was an ugly block of concrete and I didn’t know how to paint it in a sympathetic way. More of an endurance than a pleasure.

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