Gallery of Sirens

Gallery of the Sirens

 

'Sirens', showing work inspired by mermaids and the Sussex coast.

 

The Syrian goddess Atargatis dove into a lake to take the form of a fish, but the powers there would not allow her give up her great beauty, so only her bottom half became a fish and she kept her top half in human form...

 

Limited Edition (250) Giclée Fine Art Prints Available in A4 at £40 and A2 at £85. Please click "Buy an Art Print" button.

Dreaming Mermaid

 

 

Mermaid dreaming on a shingle beach under a full moon with an ocean full of fish and the white chalk cliffs of the Sussex coast as background.

 

Painting in acrylic with metal leaf & glitter on a box canvas.

 

61 x 61cm

Mermaid and Shell 1

 

Mermaid with a Shell on a shingle beach under a full moon with an ocean full of fish and the white chalk cliffs of the Sussex coast as background.

 

In watercolour and acrylic inks with silver metalic paint and a silver metal leaf moon on 140lb watercolour paper.

 

29.7 x 22.3cm approx

Mermaid

and Moongazing fish

 

Painting in acrylic with metal leaf & glitter on a box canvas.

 

61 x 61cm

 

 

Sea Priestess 1

 

In watercolour and acrylic inks with silver metalic paint and a silver metal leaf moon on 140lb watercolour paper.

 

21 x 27.9 cm

 

Mermackerel off the Seven Sisters (Sussex) with Belle Vue Lighthouse

 

Acrylic on box canvas

 

101 x 81cm

 

Painted for Red Hen's 2005 exhibition 'Making Waves' on the theme of the Sussex coast this is one of a series of paintings depicting mackerel - the local catch. This painting shows a mermaid swimming with a shoal of mackerel off the Sussex coast with the cliffs of the Seven Sisters Country Park in the background (between Brighton and Eastbourne) and the Bell Tue Lighthouse, just West of Beachy Head.

Shell collecting in the kelp forest

 

Painting in acrylic with tissue paper, embroidery threads & glitter on a deep edged box canvas.

 

91 x 91cm

Sea Priestess 2

 

Painting in acrylic with metal leaf & glitter on a box canvas.

 

61 x 61cm