• Oil:
  • Wood Panel: Size 24 x 20 Inches

Inspired from a holiday snap taken in 2007. I have actually wanted to paint this scene for ages but I did not like the light in my photograph as it was a bit flat, not my cup of tea as you will know by now . So I set it early morning to enhance the colours of the many multicoloured mussel and oyster shacks in this really evocative island just off La Rochelle.

The whole area is a sprawling rather ramshackle maze of waterways and rickety wood and tin units littered with the debris of shellfish farming, but full of charm