River Avon at Bradford on Avon
Watercolour Demo - 4 Boats at low tide

A Porthleven inspired composition - boats at low tide in the harbour

Porthleven_inspired_boats_at_low_tide

Porthleven, England, 15" x 11".

A porthleven inspired painting with some boats at low tide.  An exercise in using your imagination, once you are fairly familiar with a location and it's landmarks, to take the key elements of a place and change things around.  So anyone who knows Porthleven, I have the church tower in the background, but then have changed the surrounding buildings as I developed the painting.  I am not sure what inspired me to have some large white boat in the middle ground right, but it seems to work well in blending in with the boat in front of it.

This painting was done with three primary colours - Cadmium Yellow, Winsor red and Ultramarine blue.

 

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