Mousehole Cottages Cornwall

Mousehole Cottages Cornwall

Another beautiful watercolour Malcolm

I love the way you explore your watercolours

Lovely watercolour, very distinctive style

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1/4 imperial watercolour on Hot Press paper with the top half covered in tissue paper and wallpaper paste. The paste acts as a resist and when rewet can be scraped back to almost white paper. The harbour wall stones were drawn with the sharp edge of a palette knife into a wet wash. The initial wash was designed to be the other way up with the weight towards the bottom but I decided to turn it upside down.

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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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