In rich dark colours this is a kind of version of the marina at Brighton! It would not recognise itself.
Well, I like it anyway!
I love this gloomy piece which evolved under my eyes. My visual memory was jerked by the beginnings of the hunched up figure and I found the image I recalled in a book about Gauguin (hero!) with a photo of a Peruvian mummy. I have always loved the poem by Stevie Smith – hence the title.
Maybe all the horrifying stories of drownings in the Mediterranean influenced me as well. We can never know all the subconscious themes.
Image 10×8 inches (25.5×20 cm).
Could they be gossiping? I expect so. Looks like a place where many strange things could be going on behind the closed doors.
Image 8×10 inches (20×25 cm).
I feel for this lady! Mixed media on paper, image 8×10 inches (20×25.5 cm). Have a giggle!