"Waterwitch" off Gribben Head, Cornwall

Waterwitch was the last British engineless square rigger to trade, subject of the beautiful classic painting available as a print here, related people will be interested in the following, some others too:  Waterwitch_tweaked_colours_d.jpg

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Waterwitch ~ WOW

Waterwitch_2_IMG_6736_wp.jpgA surprising day today.

Pre_Dawn_15.01.10_IMG_6751_d.jpgTo begin with there was a startling pre sunrise sky then a lost marine painting rediscovered!

It is not often one discovers one of one’s own lost marine paintings.

I have just re found this forgotten and neglected painting of the famous barquentine “Waterwitch“.

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Wishing a Merry Christmas

This is to wish you a sincere Merry Christmas and to copy my latest newsletter for those unable to receive the News Letter from me, Itzac_eglise_IMG_6583_wp.jpg

Some of you will not have received my email Christmas card and new Christmas News letter, copy below.

Reasons for this include bounced and blocked emails (more on that below).

The Internet can be bizarre, I’d had a reply from Robin Knox-Johnston, star of my “Roaring Forties” painting, then got an, INVALID RECIPIENT message re the address!

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Back in the picture or in this case, marine prints

Marine prints and marine painting back on the agenda, see the list below?

At last I am able to again  accept offers of exhibitions!

Despite and because of the severe weather making roads all but impassable and much other activity difficult,  I have finally catalogued the framed marine prints here.  Itzac_Noel_IMG_6656_d.jpg

One at least is still missing, where is it?

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"Jane Banks", topsail schooner now in print

Jane Banks entering Bermuda”, is today a new marine print, taken from the marine painting, I have been working on this picture this afternoon with my printer at Adaptgraphics, for a descendant

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What have Jane Banks and Rajula in common?

Jane Banks was the final running mate of Waterwitch.

With a bit of luck I’ll have a command to publish “Jane Banks entering Bermuda” and another Rajula will “surface”.

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