Beautiful palette and one of my favourite subjects, lovely!

Wow! This is great. As you said yourself the colours are so rich....... I love the little "boxes"!

What a delightful portolio. Distinctive, and your own style. Gorgeous colours, really lovely.

PS. For 'portolio', read portfolio!

PPS. Thanks for explaining how you achieved the effects. Always interesting to know how it's done. Makes me want to try!

Fantastic effect. I love your style.

Love the colours,they suit the subject so well!

great gallery. love the use of cling film . makes very interesting effects

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A3 watercolour using Russian St. petersburg colours to paint each section between the black lines and cover with cling film to give texture. The cling was gradually lifted during the drying process. These paints can be lifted directly from the pan with a damp brush to give rich colours.

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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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