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Penshaw Monument

By gingerdelight    
I did a craft fair today and a customer asked me to do an image of Penshaw Monument for her so this is my interpretation which I am adding to my website. I had a good day there and sold quite a few images - the meerkats were popular once again!

Thanks so much for all your recent comments and your continued support. Have a good weekend!


One of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton.

Modelled on the Thesion, the Temple of Theseus in Athens, Penshaw stands magnificently above the city on a limestone hill with spectacular views as far afield as Durham Cathedral and the North Pennines.

Tags: Architecture Digitally manipulated Folly Sunderland Penshaw monument

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tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
7 Jul 2012 8:18PM
Well done. You gave it the aura it needs. TG

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Well done on a good day Carol!! Thats what Page 3 does for you WinkWink Like this one very much - gives it the necessary atmosphere. Lou
ElmsArt 10 82 1 Scotland
7 Jul 2012 8:32PM
Excellent art work.

Glad you had a good day.

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Jul 2012 8:46PM
Mythological misty mysteriness (he splutters). Beautifully done, Carol. It'll be the only thing left standing above he water level soon!!

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2012 8:46PM
glad to hear you had a good day carol and this is a belter nice one Wink
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
7 Jul 2012 9:13PM
This creative composition come across very well. Nice work.

kmfletch 4 1 United States
7 Jul 2012 9:15PM
I so miss the northeast.
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2012 9:17PM
congrats on your fair, glad you did so well, like this very much

Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2012 9:57PM
Great image of the monument with your usual
artistic interpretation.
Glad you sold some images at the craft fair.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2012 11:58PM
Lovely image Carol and wonderful creativity. Glad to hear you sold a lot of images which shows the quality of your work
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
8 Jul 2012 1:16AM
An impressive looking monument Carol.
Clever work.
Super shot.
8 Jul 2012 9:22AM
good processing i'm sure the tax man will be happy with the sales!Wink

SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
8 Jul 2012 10:17AM
This looks rather grand. Very nicely done.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
8 Jul 2012 2:38PM
I think I've seen this a few times from the motorway on my way up to Scotland on the coach, which goes via Washington Services. A splendid interpretation of it here, Carol...and well done on the selling of your prints Wink
Trev Smile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
10 Jul 2012 2:46PM
So cool that you sell your images SmileSmileSmile

This is one super image and I'm sure your customer will be well pleased, Carol.

Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
11 Jul 2012 7:07PM
Nice work

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