The old coastguard cottages at Mudeford Dorset
I painted another version of this some years ago. Against the light the old black coastguard cottages make a striking silhouette against the sky especially towards sunset. Adjacent are some old beach huts. The view is from the northern side of the narrow entrance to Christchurch harbour. Sometimes the water is placid but at spring ebb tides the water rips out into the Solent at speed. Nice fresh fish stall out of shot on the right!
About the Artist
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…View full profile