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Still going strong! - Watercolour

Detail of an old iron gate down by the Seine. The blue tends more to cerulean than shown here. W/N Bockingford paper and Artists' colours.

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13 comments so far...

1.

Lesley Dabson

20 Apr 2010 14:32

This is super work, I love it!

2.

Carole Swingler

20 Apr 2010 15:43

Feel like I could pick the paint off. Lovely.

3.

avril soldani

20 Apr 2010 16:35

Thanks Lesley and Carole, I'm pleased you like it.

4.

kate rocks

20 Apr 2010 16:59

I love this Avril. Great composition and super colours. How big is it ?

5.

avril soldani

20 Apr 2010 17:39

Thanks Kate. It's quite small - only 23 x 18cms.

6.

Val Kenyon

20 Apr 2010 18:16

Lovely work, the peeling paint is so well done.

7.

Janet Haken

20 Apr 2010 18:43

You see a piece of work in the gallery that really stands out. This is one of them. It's a lovely subject, very textrual, as my grandaughter would say, and the touches of reds & yellows give what could be a study in cold blues just the necessary warmth. P.S.: 23x18 cms isn't THAT small, if that's the unframed size.

8.

ian craig

20 Apr 2010 20:17

Nice work Avril. A couple of years ago I went to Skegness / Ingolmells, hoping to find lots of ageing seaside huts, peeling paint, and fading circus posters. All I found was pvc, and souvenir plates with Elvis on them. Very sad.

9.

David Germany

20 Apr 2010 21:25

I have lots of photos of weathered architectural details taken in southern France - this painting has inspired me to tackle the subject, I like the composition here. Well done.

10.

Julia Benning

30 Apr 2010 16:29

Agree with all the above comments - a beautiful watercolour - I almost feel I can touch it! Quite brilliant. Thank you so much for your lovely comment about Beanie & Misty!

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