MORNING IN ST JOHN’S GARDENS, LIVERPOOL – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

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Out and about in Liverpool one morning this summer I walked around St Georges Hall and came into St John’s Gardens which was once an old graveyard for the city. They got rid of the bodies and turned it into a park. The light was coming in from the top, behind St George’s Hall – the building on the right. I liked the array of blue/greys, blues and purples from the shadows and buildings which was added to by the lavender in the flower-beds. The light coming in through the low branches of the trees lit up the leaves giving a yellowish tinge, to complement the dominant colours. Not sure if I’ve got the full impact here, but I was wary of overdarkening the image and losing detail. I might have a go at glazing with a little more blue before consigning to the bin.

Other images of Liverpool are available on my website grahammcquadefineart.com

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