Shell Hole, Wireless Ridge
Acrylic on paper. This image is an expressive impression of a photograph I took in 1984 whilst serving in the South Atlantic. It is a scene that was created in a destructive flash during the conflict. As such I felt that a tightly detailed rendition would not convey the ambience of what lay before me on that occasion. So, the result was executed very rapidly and with some vigour. The dark sky hints at the shadow of the past conflict and the light horizon at hope for the future.
About the Artist
Now passed my allotted span of three score years and ten and enormously relishing being fully retired from paid employment as a lecturer in electronic engineering, working part time did give me more time to pursue my interests, now I have all the time in the world and the future has become even…View full profile