Purple Sandpipers at high tide


They look busy little birds Emma, smashing watercolour.

Gorgeous birds, gorgeous painting.

A fantastic subject and watercolour, Emma. Well done!

Lovely painting Emma.

Lovely watercolour

Thank you all.

Like the way you have composed the birds Emma.

Thank you John.

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These little birds - who aren’t particularly purple - see high tide as a great feeding opportunity. They scuttle over the slippery rocks with no problem, using their long toes to cling on. They breed in the Norwegian mountains, but spend their winters here. Watercolour on Arches HP, 18x12". French ultramarine, crimson alizarin, light red, yellow ochre, sap green and white gouache.

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Emma Price

I'm from County Durham, on the northeast coast of England. I sketch and paint for my own enjoyment and relaxation; in particular, looking at the plants, wildlife and landscapes in our local area and attempting to paint them. I hope that you enjoy looking at my paintings - then go and see what…

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