Coastel, Stanley Harbour by Tony Stubbs

Coastel, Stanley Harbour

Coastels were really oilrig accomodation barges, used in the Falklands as accomdation for serviemen serving in or near Port Stanley.

When this particular Coastel ended her service in the FI, she was towed back to the UK and pressed into service as a prison.
This picture is now sold.

200mm x 290mm
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excellent!very nice!5*
over 3 years ago
Thankyou, your comment is much appreciated
over 3 years
Nice work
over 3 years
Thankyou for yuor much appreciated comment
over 3 years
It just goes to show how well built they must have been to survive the South and North Atlantic tow to UK. A great job Tony , very nice work.
over 2 years
You comment is very much appreciated, best wishes
over 2 years
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Tony StubbsRapidly leaving 60 behind
Working full time as lecturer(electronic engineering), but try to keep my hand in.
No real formal training , but copious encouragement by inspiring art teacher has has kept me motivated even after over forty years!
I like to work in many mediums, acrylic, watercolour, pastel, ink, pencil, coloured pencil, charcoal etc and sometimes experiment with mixing with various degrees of success.
I am now trying to escape from the tight painting style that I have been used to doing, examples of which are seen here.
I have noticed PopArt seems to get less comments than other forms of art, is it because it is thought of as a 60's thing or is there another reason?
HI Graham I am a fan of pop art so I really love this one , love the person leaning over to get what's needed on a hot summer's day , money for ice cream .. I... view answer
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