Grey Day at Castletown


Brings back memories.

I really like this painting, low tide is always an interesting time to paint harbour scenes

Good one Bobbie

Thank you for your kind comments. I love the Isle of Man - but I put off tackling this view for an awful long time. Its the rocks at low tide which make it interesting.

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I had a lot of sludgy blue, green and grey oil paint left on my palette from my last "stormy skies" painting, so I decided to use it up tackling this view of Castletown in the Isle of Man from a photo I took on a grey day in 2017. It's only a couple of miles from Ballavell Farm, where we stay when we go to the Island, and my husband and I enjoy going out onto the rocks at low tide for a spot of beachcombing and wildlife watching.

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Bobbie Matulja

I'm a busy Churchwarden from a rural parish in South Shropshire. I've been painting and drawing for over 10 years - so I would describe myself as an experienced amateur. I've picked up a few art prizes at Tenbury Agricultural Show as well as exhibiting with Tenbury and District Art Club - and I…

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