Rivers

Demo Painting - Watermouth Harbour

Ashtead Art Group demo jan 2021 by Tim Wilmot

Last nights demo to Ashtead Art Group.  Brief was to paint some barges in a river scene.  Unfortunately I had no suitable images, so the group, after a vote/poll I set up, decided on this scene from Watermouth Harbour in North Devon.  No barges, but some simple boat shapes, low tide and an exercise in values and composition.

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Blakeney Norfolk, UK

Blakeney norfolk mike f

Blakeney, Norfolk, Watercolour, 15" x 11"

A very pretty part of the UK, Blakeney on the Norfolk coast and in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  I think it's important to get a graded wash for the water - light in the distance and then coming darker towards the foreground.  The challenging bit was the bottom right corner.  A large boat was there in the corner in the source photo, which I omitted for the painting, so I kept it fairly simple there.

Painted on Saunders Waterford, Cold Press, 300 gms.

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Boat Yard - Watermouth Bay, Devon

Shipyard watermouth bay

Watermouth Bay, Devon UK,  Watercolour, 15" x 11"

The small boatyard at Watermouth Bay in North Devon.   Not a large boatyard, but in a very pretty location which I have painted a few times (especially the lifeboat at low tide).  The boatyard runs up to the left.  In front the ground slopes down to the sea, way over to the right.  I tried to make a feature of the rocky foreground here and a small stream running under the pathway.

Painted on Saunders Waterford, Cold Press, 300 gms.

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