The Wreakers

The Wreakers
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When I first saw this it reminded me of a diorama. This work captures the aggression of the sea tormenting the ship like a cat with a mouse before the inevitable happens. How very brave the mariners of old were. Smashing work.

Yes this really shows the weather and danger

Fantastic gusto felt in this scene where the ship is billowed over by the waves and all elements forcefully engulfing the vessel off course and into doom!

Hang on Studio Wall
26/03/2016
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Sailing ship driven ashore lured onto the cliffs by the wreakers. No safe haven for them! Spray was achieved with acrylic white ink

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Chris Howat

I started to paint seriously when I retired and attended a weekly class for a few years. After our teacher retired, our group continued to meet and we have found that this helps and encourages us. We have visiting artists to give workshops every month. I have tried all mediums except oils and loveā€¦

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