ON THE WEIR – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Whilst visiting my daughter we were walking along the river Chelmer – near Chelmsford in Essex – on a bright autumn day. I saw a swan bathed in sunlight and was hoping for it to open its wings as it preened itself. Unfortunately it was disturbed by a couple of fishermen, so for this painting I had to make something up, but I managed to capture the lighting effects against the darkness of the background which had first caught my eye.

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4 thoughts on “ON THE WEIR – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

  1. Mute Swans? Some were brought over to Canada, and put in our cities, like Ottawa, and Toronto, now they are have spread and are part of the ecosystem. They are really plentiful near Georgian Bay, north of Toronto. I really like your effect of light in this painting, and how the white is not too bright.

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