In early summer, St Ives based painter Eric Ward was approached by the production company behind Maureen Lipman’s series for Channel 4 ‘Treasures of Britain’. They wanted an artist of local
repute in St Ives to give her a lesson in painting with oils in the picturesque harbour of the town, and who better than Eric? Like the Raven’s at the Tower of London, when Eric leaves
the town it shall fall! Ever genial, he was delighted to give Maureen the benefit of his experience and they got on famously.
This photograph was taken by Eric’s wife on July 9th 2015 of the pair deep in artistic pursuit!