Sunrise at Marsden Bay
This is/was going to be a sketch for a larger painting to give me a feel for the position of the respective cliffs etc. I ended up producing this small painting come sketch. It's a small oil on canvas 30 x 20cms. I took the photos myself and often walk along the clifftops on a fine day, usually nipping in to the Marsden Grotto for a swift coffee/beer. So, this is my hometown stomping ground, a place to wander and think.
About the Artist
Brian J Mackay
I'm a retired FE lecturer (62), having taught Marketing and Geography to Travel & Tourism students for twenty years or so, and I DO miss it a bit. My wife, Diane, is from Kendal, where she introduced me to the Lake District fells, tarns and lakes. They have been a source of inspiration for me (and…View full profile