Grafitti by the Sea

Grafitti by the Sea

This photo was taken this morning during a walk along the cliffs between Las Negras and El Playazo de Rodalquilar in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata, Almeria, Spain. This amusing and clever piece of grafitti was painted on the wall of a ruined watchtower on the edge of the cliffs. I softened the background and posterized the photo to create this effect.

I took more photos and describe some of the botany on our interesting walk along which you can see on http://countryhouseinspain.wordpress.com

Prints. Enlargements, image size is 450mm x 350mm, printed on Canson Infinity Baryta Photographic paper 310gm, signed by me and mounted on black foamboard, 500mm x 400mm, are available for only 35 euros.

If you click on the image it will enlarge. It is a low resolution image. My prints for sale are high resolution 350 dpi.

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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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