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On 2/26/2019 at 8:39 AM, Jonathan11 said:

These are wonderful and you have fabulous talent! Do you have any "American Civil War ship paintings"? Would love to see some of those also. Thank you very much for sharing. 

Sorry I don’t have any. However you have planted a seed!. So far it is a period I haven’t really looked at, so you never know.

jim

Fishing on the Grand Banks

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I've got a question. Since it's mostly water colour, the white horses on the sea and the white in the clouds, is it gouache or acrylic?

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On 2/26/2019 at 8:39 AM, Jonathan11 said:

These are wonderful and you have fabulous talent! Do you have any "American Civil War ship paintings"? Would love to see some of those also. Thank you very much for sharing. 

Sorry I don’t have any. However you have planted a seed!. So far it is a period I haven’t really looked at, so you never know.

jim

3 hours ago, cog said:

I've got a question. Since it's mostly water colour, the white horses on the sea and the white in the clouds, is it gouache or acrylic?

Gouache. I am not a Watercolourist in the true sense. I Paint using watercolour paint, but use the same technique  with oils acrylic or gouache . These days I mostly use watercolour.

 

jim

 

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Early in the morning on Sunday 10 May 1719 HMS Worcester, HMS Flamborough and HMS Enterprise anchored off Eilean Donan and sent a boat ashore under a flag of truce to negotiate. When the Spanish soldiers in the castle fired at the boat, it was recalled and all three ships opened fire on the castle for an hour or more.The next day the bombardment continued while a landing party was prepared. In the evening under the cover of an intense cannonade, a detachment went ashore in the ships' boats and captured the castle against little resistance. According to Worcester's log, in the castle were "an Irishman, a captain, a Spanish lieutenant, a serjeant, one Scotch rebel and 39 Spanish soldiers, 343 barrels of powder and 52 barrels of musquet shot."The naval force spent the next two days and 27 barrels of gunpowder demolishing the castle.
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On 2/26/2019 at 3:10 AM, Vegaskip said:

Sorry I don’t have any. However you have planted a seed!. So far it is a period I haven’t really looked at, so you never know.

jim

Ironclads!

Amazing work as always Jim! I haven't checked in for a while so it was very enjoyable going back and seeing all the paintings I hadn't seen yet. This is definitely one of my favorite MSW posts. Thanks for sharing!!!

 

Chad

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