High and dry

High and dry

A lovely scene and a beautiful sky too Michael.

This says summer all over it. The light is well caught.

Beautiful watercolour Michael well built up

Lovely fresh watercolour, Michael.

A super painting Michael.

Lovely, light, fresh painting.

Lovely painting, Michel you've caught a terrific light.

Lovely bright, luminous watercolour Michael, as Gudrun has said, the sky is the star of the show,

Boats always work for me Michael. Lovely.

Lovely bright painting.

Wow!! so beautiful!!

Thank you all for your nice comments. Because this was from my imagination I think there are a few inconsistencies in the scene - but never mind, it was fun to paint and maybe I'll get the opportunity to do a plein air one soon and actually see what I am painting!

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One out of my head this morning. Started off by drawing the outline of the nearest boat and it kind of evolved from there. Unusually , painted the sky last apart from the masts and rigging. Felt the painting could do with a distant focus so left some unpainted white in the sky to depict a large cumulonimbus cloud.

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Michael Trask

Hello. I am a retired Chartered Building Surveyor who took up watercolours at the age of 66 fifteen years ago. It is never too late! Whilst I could always draw and understood perspective ( my training helped that) I had never painted other than a few sketches for clients as an articled pupil 60…

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