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The clock at Porthleven - a limited edition giclee print by Lin Williams


A giclee print from an original pastel painting. This print shows a tranquil scene looking down on to the famous clock tower in Porthleven, Cornwall. The bright colours, and the light on the water give a real feeling of the warmth of summer to the picture.
The clock tower is part of the Bickford-Smith Institute, given to the town by a former member of Parliament, it opened in December 1884, and was a reading room and library. The building stands on the granite pier which separates the harbour from the beach.

This print from an original pastel painting is presented in a cream mount ready for framing, the image size is 40 x 30 cm. Each print is signed and titled by the artist.
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The print is priced at £35.00, plus £5.00 UK postage and packing.

In 2005 Lin Williams took early retirement and returned to Cornwall to concentrate on painting seriously. Starting with exhibiting with local art societies she found success, which spurred her to enter Cornwall Open Studios in 2007. From there she grew a body of work for solo exhibitions and also to put forward to galleries. This self-taught artist experimented with watercolours, oils and acrylics. Six years ago Lin tried pastels and immediately realised that this was her preferred media. Her desire to paint is fuelled by catching the very essence of atmosphere and mood. She thrives on seeing the changing light, seasons and colours. "I never tire of walking my favourite haunts looking and watching for that special moment that will draw my eye," she says. "To find new territories is a great excitement –  there is nothing like discovering a huge sky throwing light onto slices of a new panorama, to make me reach for my pastels." Lin plans to continue painting her beloved Cornwall while also painting further afield.