Elle McManus

Elle McManus

Very nice painting Michael well done indeed

Thanks for your inspiration Dennis.

You have shown a real depth of feeling here, Michael. The comment in your profile resonates with me, You state "I get absorbed with art and it helps me forget personal darkness." and I wonder how true that may be with many artists? I hope this encourages you. Keep going!

Thanks very much Ruth. There are some things which are hard to ignore, especially family matters, and art is a short relief from these. Parallel with this absorption is mutual thinking and conversation and I'm grateful for your comments.

Hang on Studio Wall

Oil on canvas

About the Artist
Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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