Beached Boats on the Creek.


Really nice Alan, good composition, limited palette, excellent light all adds up to a little beauty for me.

Super good as always Alan

I am loving your watercolors Alan, there is much detail in this and the working figures on the boats are a great touch.

Lovely watercolour Alan.

Nice work Alan. Great boat scene in a muted palette. Always like to see figures to give a reality touch.

Superb Alan. A beautiful painting is a pleasure to look at.

This is great Alan, excuse my ignorance as I've never used watercolour, but are the dark areas watercolour or ink?

Th ax nhs guys, appreciated! All watercolour Russell, I tend to use tubes, so parts are a bit thicker in places, which is referred to as body colour!

Superb work.

A great watercolour Alan, love your use of very dark in foreground.

Excellent painting Alan, everything is just so good about it from the colours to the detailing. A beautiful painting by a superb artist.

This is just gorgeous- top class Alan

You’re getting back into excellent form with watercolours again Alan, after your break from them. Love the overlaying of washes in the sky and the strong contrasts of the boats…..a real gem.

A very beautiful watercolour

Beautiful Alan.

I wanna do skies like you. Brill .

I so envy you great watercolour artists. This is so appealing and seems to have been painted effortlessly. Love the strong darks of the boats and the fleeting sky Alan

Agree, certainly a beautiful watercolour Alan, excellent boats.

Lovely vintage quality about this.

Great textures on the beach and the right amount of detail in the masts and rigging. Wonderful.

Another super work Alan, the way you have indicated the pebbled beach is excellent.

This reminds me of Aldeburgh, Alan. A lovely place locked in a time warp.

Lovely work Alan, I particularly like the dark washes and texture in the foreground. This painting has a wonderful sense of nostalgia.

A lovely scene Alan enhanced by your expert use of light against dark and the addition of texture.

Really stunning work, Alan! This is reminiscent of an old print. Love the atmosphere and light and the wonderful immediacy of the piece.

Beautiful use of watercolours Alan. The detail, light and composition are exceptional- superb. Apologies for not commenting on your work for some time. We are now back in Cyprus after a difficult time in the U.K. - such a pleasure to view your work again.

Another excellent example of your superior work, well done.

Hang on Studio Wall

Continuing with my series of watercolours, posting a nautical theme as opposed to the landscape last week which I’m delighted to say went down well so thank you! A simple imaginary seascape with a beached shrimping trawler to act as the main focal point. Watercolour on Arches 400lb NOT

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Alan Bickley

Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…

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