Devon Cottage

Devon Cottage

Interesting technique Malcolm, wonderful results.

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1/4 imperial on Saunders Waterford 200lb hot press paper textured with turps thinned oil paints onto very wet paper-stippled hog hair brush. Sketch and watercolour added when paper was dry- the oil gives a resistance to the paper making it easy to achieve a broken edge to the wash. Holiday cottage in Stokeinteignmouth Devon

About the Artist
Malcolm Coils

After twenty years of painting watercolours I have spent the last year or so trying to paint in collage and acrylics with little success. I find it difficult to paint opaque paint on to a surface that blots out whatever is there so I am returning to watercolour now I have plenty of time after…

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