Reflections of Marsden Rock
Pastel painting with Rembrandt and Unison soft pastels on Canson, Mi-Tientes, 32 x 24 cms (white)160g/m2 75lb. This is one of a series of the coastline of South Shields. It shows the world famous (locally known, actually, but I like the build up) Marsden Rock, Marsden Bay, South Shields. It's a nationally important kittiwake colony and on a calm day you can see gulls circling the rock all day long. I used a CCo image and two of my own photos for the painting.
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