Las Sirenas

Las Sirenas - The Sirens

This is a pastel painting of Las Sirenas, The Sirens, which are the remains of a volcanic chimney jutting out of the sea at El Faro de Cabo de Gata, the south easterly tip of Spain.

The image size is 450mm x 300mm.

The original is for sale and when mounted and framed it will be 300 euros but it is currently available unframed.

Limited edition signed prints on Arches Aquarelle paper are available for 35 euros.

THIS BLOG IS ALSO ON www.margaretmerrypaintings.wordpress.com WHERE IT WOULD NORMALLY ONLY BE SHOWN BUT UNFORTUNATELY I HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO UPLOAD AN IMAGE OF THE PAINTING SO I HAVE POSTED IT HERE AS WELL.

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live pn a small farmer the town of Alhabia in the Alpujarra Almeriense in the Province of Almeria. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy portraiture and figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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