Seaside Challenge! Beached Boats.

Seaside Challenge! Beached Boats.

Quick but not messy, immediacy beautifully conveyed.

Quick, lively and good composition. I like the variety in what you do and enjoyed reading your article in the Artist newsletter.

If that's messy Alan it is the footballer

A very worthy addition to the seaside challenge Alan, a colourful, vibrant pen and wash painting.

It's the little additions in this I like a starfish.. Lobster pot. The anchor lying in a heap.

I love it for its energy and the confident way you have approached the challenge and the subject. You are indeed a man of talent!

Colourful And lovely Alan, very attractive painting.

A beautiful and vibrant seaside painting Alan. I love the high spots of colour and the free and loose pen work....but most of all I love the name, although she's bit broad in the beam for an 'Elfie'!

Thank you all for some very kind comments, I do love these &#39;quickies&#39;, no stress involved.<br />Fiona, this was named for a special person and reason, and she is a bit broad in the beam, I think...

So much to look at in it, a little cracker.

Love the energetic and loose pen work Alan - really good subject matter.

Can my &quot;Beached&quot; be included in the challenge? Haven&#39;t a chance though with super work like this up against it.

Like this Alan really conveys that fresh coastal feel lovely painting Alan

Great pen work and a good challenge.

Reminds me a bit of a Monet sketch of boats. It&#39;s the blue and yellow.

I paint every painting hoping for a &quot;mess&quot; like this, Alan! This is absolutely smashing - so vibrant, full of movement and beautiful lines. That lobster pot (?) is brilliant, it adds a quirky touch and contributes to the joie de vivre of the piece.

Hang on Studio Wall

Usual quick and messy blast with brush and ink, followed by acrylic, 11 x15'' Fabriano.

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Alan Bickley

Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…

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