Misty morning on the river.
A3 watercolour of REA steam tugs, Minegarth on the Mersey, setting out to pick up a tow. There used to be many tugs on the big rivers up until the late seventies, we were a big maritime nation then . The other factor is that modern ships carry far more, so less ships needed, and are more manoeuvrable due to side thrusters less tugs needed.
About the Artist
Paul (Dixie) Dean
I developed an interest in watercolour painting whilst recovering from a spinal injury . Started painting whilst laid flat on my back using a mirror, did it stop the OT pestering me, but it backfired. When I sat up had to start all over again as I was use to painting through a mirror. Stop painting…View full profile