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I went to St Martin's School of Art in London.. I have been a dancer, a wig maker and was Deputy Wig and Makeup Master at the Royal National Theatre for 21 years. Latterly in Cornwall I was a Civil Servant, now semi-retired due to disability. I have moved from Cornwall due to my mother's health .

Sunday, 5 September 2010

My first pastel pictures made at Mullion Cove Cornwall

These are some of the pictures I produced at my 'Taster' session whilst on holiday near Mullion Cove Cornwall.

They are done in Water Soluble Wax Pastels and are my first attempt in this particular medium.

The first is called 'On Moonlight Bay' because of the tranquil feeling of the sea, the sand and the moon shining on the water from behind a dark broody cloud.

The second is 'Tree in the early morning sunrise' with a black shadowy tree against the distant rising sun.

Next is Remembrance ' At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them' a family of shadowy figures stand to attention against the evening sunset, a blend of Poppy Red, White and Green.

And lastly 'Moody hues' a seascape in different hues trying out different colours and blending.

Your thoughts on my efforts would be much appreciated.

If you are ever at Mullion Cove on the Lizard Peninsular in Cornwall, why not pop in to 'Mullion Meadows' and see Anthony in his Gallery and maybe try his 'taster' sessions.

Also see Chocolate being made and sculpted into all sorts of forms.

Honey Cosmetics for a variety of natural cosmetics made using natural ingredients and Cornish honey.

There's a cafe.

And Cornish Made with hand made jewelry, hand knitted baby clothes and cardigans, cards, sun catchers and a mirriad of other things.

Also a really nice Scrapbooking and Card making shop at the rear of the complex near the car park.

It really is worth visiting..

Peter XX


Blogger angie babe said...

Wow Peter, i`m jealous! they look fantastic, i hope your going to frame them! you could start your own gallery! lol
love angiebabe xx

Sunday, September 05, 2010  
Blogger suzanne said...

love your work peter and i also loved Mullion when i stayed there.

Sunday, September 05, 2010  
Blogger Margarets designer cards said...

There are lovely and give the magic of Cornwall, its such a magical place and you have caught it well. well done Margaret

Sunday, September 05, 2010  
Blogger coops said...

wow peter!!these are fantastic.they all look so magical.
must say i love the 1st one of the seascape and the family in silhouette :)

xx coops xx

Monday, September 06, 2010  
Blogger ~@ngie~ said...

WOW these really are amazing darl... you gonna be going into a new business?? ;oP hehehe keep up the great work... lotsa love n hugz Angie xXx

Monday, September 06, 2010  
Blogger kay said...

hi peter,they are fantastic,love the deep colours,can see why you enjoyed doing them,x

Monday, September 06, 2010  
Blogger Jessica said...

Hi Peter - these are great, you have a real talent for this. Jxx

Sunday, September 12, 2010  
Blogger Fuchsia said...

They are fantastic Peter
Mullion cove is my fave we plan on staying there next time in Cornwall

Friday, October 08, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cornwall holds a special place in my heart.
My fave is the 'We Will Remember Them'....Mgt.

Saturday, October 23, 2010  
Blogger tilly said...

These are beautiful Peter, I have never worked with this medium, but you have done well, I love the family one

Sunday, October 31, 2010  
Blogger Eisbärin said...

Wow, love your pictures! Especially the one with the family at sundown! gorgeous!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011  
Blogger Teresa said...

These are gorgeous Peter, I'd like to pick a favourite but I love them all, you are talented. Thank you for visiting my blog.
Teresa xx

Sunday, March 20, 2011  
Blogger Suze said...

I've been to visit that Gallery, and it is stunning, as are your works of art. I did have a go Anthony is so helpful and encouraging. I've always wished i could paint, and he made me beleive that I can - I'm not so sure!


Monday, March 21, 2011  
Blogger Linny said...

love the Colours of these Peter, great paintings. Linda x

Saturday, October 29, 2011  

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