Mostly, water colour painting is all about the technique and its presentation, kind of like cooking a gourmet meal out of basic ingredients and wowing your guests. I gladly paint anything that… stands still, and make a gourmet meal out of things less provocative. But sometimes I get lucky —read on:
Maison Beaufort – South of France
I have a secret. Until recently I was a reluctant water colourist. I’d worked in water colour many years prior and now really wanted to develop my larger acrylics and acrylic abstracts. I re-introduced myself to the art form using different techniques and no longer hampered by my former self imposed boundaries, I have charmingly challenged my brain again.
Garden view with old pine
Poppies Up Close
Collioure Harbour in the afternoon
Road to Beaufort
Poppy Field, Pouzols-Minervois
Afternoon wine in the garden, Maison Beaufort
Collioure with flowers
I was asked to paint fields of grapes which were sometimes under an electric pink sky, historical stone buildings that curved toward a red mountain, so many poppies that…well so…. many…. poppies; I couldn’t say no.
These watercolour paintings of Maison Beaufort and Southern France are available from me as originals, prints or cards. Please see my contact page.