Geevor Tin Sand. Oil on board. 90 x 60 cms.
Red sand at Geevor Tin Mine, Penwith Cornwall. The mine penetrating the rock, the sea weighing down upon it and the metal ores staining the sand. The power of the sea and the land. A sense of the perils facing the tin miners. Abstract/Expressionist . Broad brushstrokes. Raw Sienna. Burnt Sienna. Turquoise.
oil paint, linseed oil / paste, turpentine, big brushes, squeegies, palette knife, mixed media.