Going ashore

Going ashore

Hello sailor. Super little sketch.

Good friends ! Nice painting great figures 👍🏻

Yes, great work, Michael.

Thanks Rachel, Lewis and Seth.

I love your sailors Michael: simple painting so well observed.

Thanks Tessa. All the nice girls love them.

Your figures are always so good Michael, the touch of the bell bottoms, terrific!!

Thanks Gudrun, Linda and Margaret.

I had a few sailors in my life Michael. I trained in Liverpool so there were a few around. These two are very cheeky.

Then you know what sailors are Sylvia. Bright and breezy, free and easy. Ship ahoy!

Love your 'sailor series' Michael!

I don't see many matelots these days. Nice to see them again.

Thanks Carole and Linda.

Another one which has just made me smile.. 'Hello sailor' indeed :)

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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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