‘Nelson & Minerve’

Special orders from the C in C.

The moment shown here was the portal to Nelson’s rise to fame the climax of which was the battle of Cape St Vincent. Nelson_at_Gibraltar_IMG_3459_d.JPG

This painting shows 2 of the ships in which Nelson served, HMS Minerve and HMS Captain on the 10th of December 1796.

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"Racing Yachts" and the Yachting World prize

 

A warmer day today (still F cold this eve). Excellent light today for painting.
Alone in the studio, I was able to spread out a bit and enjoy the calm, concentrate.
I am more productive given a tranquil studio. I recently worked out I could manage with a minimum of 75 sq m space to live and work, of course it would have some conditions attached, like good light, calm atmosphere and ADSL/Broadband…
The new marine painting “Racing Yachts” featuring Swan Nautor type yachts is almost complete. Yacht_racing__Swans__det_1_IMG_6969_wp.jpg

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