John at his locker on Worthing beach

John at his locker on Worthing beach

Against the day - against the light - contre la lumiere - what does it matter - so evocative of the scene and so minimalist in its composition - love it.

Very impressed with this piece Shirley, love the application of paint.

Thank you very much, Michael and Alan. We went to an exhibition at the Towner gallery in Eastbourne at the weekend called "Toward Night" which was very good indeed, and included a Caspar David Friedrich, a Howard Hodgkin, Turners, Constables etc etc. I loved it. Must have stirred me up.

I like this Shirley its got everything as Michael said well done.

Lovely light you have captured there Shirley.

You certainly were The highest quality Shirley

This has got atmosphere Shirley, the dark shapes, the flashes of light, the texture, all fascinating.

Excellent Shirley.

I like this painting, colours is great.

Hang on Studio Wall

Painted from a photo I took, contra jour (against the light?)

About the Artist
Shirley May

Always loved drawing and painting. Studied biology at UEA, PGCE at Sussex, then part-time art studies at Sussex and Brighton, including printmaking. Now have a little class of water colour painting once a week, and looking to grow and expand my work. A really wonderful way to spend time, when I am…

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