Really like these paintings!

Life and Light

Wellington Harbour from Roseneath… both painted a number of years ago. One in oils and the other in pastel, but on days similar to when I recently visited Roseneath School for  A Touch of Colour

IMG_0103 “Sailing” – Wellington Harbour from Roseneath – oil on board, 400 x 600mm, 1986

"September Sun" - Wellington Harbour from Roseneath", pastel on board, 460 x 710mm, 1990 “September Sun” – Wellington Harbour from Roseneath”, pastel on board, 460 x 710mm, 1990

Last night was the chance to see the results of the day spent there with an exhibition at Roseneath School of the kids work. It was really good to see their work and hear how inspired they’d been.

They’re 9 & 10 year olds and I have to say their efforts were impressive for the way they had really engaged with their brief of capturing the mood of the harbour on the day and how that spoke to them.

Here are a few of their paintings….

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