staying on the south coast of UK at the moment where my husband is working on a
project. And so I have the benefit of a
wonderful sea view. I’ve set up my
painting table in front of the window and have an unbelievably beautiful aspect
to enjoy as I paint.
view changes throughout the day, the sea, the waves, the sky, the people
walking their dogs and fishing on the beach, the seagulls and cormorants
swooping by, the boats sailing out...it’s an ever changing scene and is fascinating. You are never bored of it.
not only artists, is affected by their environment and sitting gazing at the scene
here makes my mind turn to seascapes and the elements that make up the
picture...the pebbly beach, the rocky sea defences, the people silhouetted
against the sea as they walk by, the sun rising through the clouds in the
It would be good to try and render some of
this in watercolour.
to make a start I’m going to walk out and see what I can find to bring back in
and have a look at...perhaps some pebbles and shells to start with...
I am a flower painter so this is a big change for me!