At Cadgwith the boats are driven onto the beach, a hook is attached to the prow and age old winding gear hauls the boat to a safe position ready to unload it's catch. This is watercolour on paper with an airbrushed background. Part of my Hiroshige Homage Collection; in the style of Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Hiroshige is my favourite artist, Ukiyo-e my favourite style. The fading backgrounds, the strong diagonals, vibrant colours and natural themes are all part of the allure of this style of art. The red banner would traditionally contained a poem or proverb. Here I have adapted this to writing the title of the painting in Cornish. 'Stergann' is Cornish for 'Starlight' the name of the boat. The symbol bottom right is my ‘kakihan’ - my Japanese style signature, stamped on completion of each piece.
If you have special place that is important to you or your family and are interested in buying a painting of this place then send your request with a sample jpeg photograph to email@example.com.
Terms & conditions
The photograph should be of a clear, in focus and be usable quality. Preferably a digital photograph or scanned and digitised traditional colour photograph.
Colour photographs only
The photograph must have been taken by yourself, a member of your family or close friend and not be downloaded from the internet.
Permission must be granted for the use of the image by the owner/collector/photographer.
The photograph should be of the landscape/seascape etc. that has no people in the image. (I am not a portrait artist and would prefer scenes).
A 10% rejection fee will be charged if on the completion of the commission the there is a change of heart over the purchase of the painting where there is no clear evidence that the painting is different from the accepted style and standard of the artist.