Sharpness is a Severnside village with a small docks area and associated industries. It's also the start of a canal to Gloucester. Sharpness has always fascinated me and I was inspired by the multiple architectural shapes and colours as well as the contrast between the modern dock area and the boatyards of the old canal area in the foreground. It was a challenge to paint and I nearly gave up, but returned with renewed enthusiasm. Oil on 3mm MDF, 15" x 23".
About the Artist
Began painting in my early twenties, but family and teaching career intervened until I took early retirement in 1997. Went watercolour painting in various nearby locations until 2008 when I joined professional artist Julia Christie in her Stroud Garden Studio group until she left for Skye. Her help…View full profile