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This is very good Michael, full of mood, very well done.

Praise indeed from yourself John. Many thanks and have a great weekend. We're looking after the fierce McManus sisters who fight like female Celtic warriors. Beautiful female Celtic warriors.

Beautiful colours, Michael, great atmosphere.

Thanks Cesare and Juris.

Looks great Michael, love the atmosphere in this one

Have you used a different paper for your last two watercolours Michael? It has a grainy effect and is so effective in creating the atmosphere of the painting. Again, the washes in the sky and sea are terrific.

Thanks Fiona. Yes I found an A5 sketching pad and used that. Not proper watercolour paper. It soon gets grainy if you overwork the surface.

Full of mood - this is lovely Mick.

Wonderful watercolour Michael, dark and mysterious.

I like this too Michael, ha a japanese feel to it

Hang on Studio Wall
29/07/2016
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Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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