Greece

Garden Restaurant Chania Crete

Chania Garden Restaurant Crete

Chania, Crete, Watercolour, 15" x 11"

Warms and cools and some angular shadows.  Open air restaurant on the left side and sneaked in a waiter!  And a cyclist in the shade...

Painted on Saunders Waterford, Cold Press, 300 gms.

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This painting is for sale. Please contact Tim Wilmot for details.


Bougainvillea - Demo painting

Bougainvillea demo painting

A recent demo painting I did for a private online workshop.  The scene was somewhere in Greece and a narrow street and a huge bougainvillea plant hanging from the corner of a distant building.  I decided to place a couple of figures for contrast - light figure against a dark background and a dark figure against a light background.

 

 


Greece - Ian Wilmot

Greece ian Wilmot

A second painting based on one of my late brothers, black and white photos.  It was a holiday he had to one of the Greek islands.  I don't know the exact location, but even in black and white, you could sense the bright light and the lovely hillside as the background coming down to the harbour.  I was just guessing the colours, but hopefully was close to the mark.

Nice one Ian!


Yellow Taxis, Athens

Yellow taxis athens

Athens, Greece, Watercolour, 15" x 11"

I went for a bright yellow on this one - I think cadmium yellow.  So underlying wash was that yellow in most of the road area, then applied thicker for the taxis.  After that first wash was completely dry, I paint the darks and shadows.  Left completely loose on the left had side, and add in a few figures for interest.

Painted on Saunders Waterford, Cold Press, 300 gms.

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This painting is for sale. Please contact Tim Wilmot for details.


Demo #2 to Frome Art Club - Chania Harbour

Frome art club demo 2

Chania, Greece, 15" x 11"

The second demo painting to Frome Art Club and a demo of reflections and boats and values.  I normally do 2 demo paintings over a two-hour slot with a painting club (use my hairdryer to speed things up).   This is Chania Harbour in Crete.  Painted almost vertically because with a large audience behind you, you need people to see what you're doing.

Painted on Saunders Waterford, Cold Press, 300 gms.

 


Stripy Blinds and Boats, Chania Harbour

Stripy blinds and boats old harbour chania

Chania, Crete, Watercolour, 15" x 11"

A little bit of a made-up composition based on the Old Harbour in Chania, Crete.  It's a location I have painted a few times, and it's a composition I am happy with - background apartments, row of boats and reflections.  This time I made a feature of the blinds.

Painted on Saunders Waterford, Cold Press, 300 gms.

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This painting is for sale. Please contact Tim Wilmot for details.