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Montpon Railway Crossing, France

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Montpon Menesterol, France, 15" x 11".

A road junction and railway crossing in the French South West town of Montpon, dominated by a large building.  I decided to make a feature of the shadows and let watercolour do what it does best - blending, running, bleeding and creating interesting patterns out of some boring dark shadows.  Adding a bit of clear water at the right time while it's still moist adds another dimension and a little bit of splattering.

 

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