Down by the riverside


Wonderful, watery watercolour Michael. I particularly love How you have rendered the left hand buildings.

Thank you Fiona! I’ve not been able to paint much recently and I’m pleased this one came out OK as I am a bit ‘rusty’

Well accomplished Michael

I prefer this to the Pekel version you mention (this month's Artist magazine) - your light is much more dramatic.

Thank you Dennis & Tony

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Based on a watercolour by Herman Pekel. His was a view of the River Seine and Eiffel Tower but I've left that out so it could be anywhere - London perhaps.

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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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