Watercolour 30×22cm W and N artists on Arches 140not.

This is a scene from the art fair that I attend every year in June. People have a good day out and then wend their weary way home laden with art goodies. That particular year there was good weather…not always the case!

I’m a watercolour artist and art tutor from Nottingham, UK. I love painting flowers particularly and sharing techniques with others as I really rate this wonderful medium. I have written two watercolour tips and techniques books which demonstrate the way I like to use watercolour.

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Comments

  • Glenn Marshall
    Glenn Marshallabout 4 years ago

    I hope they are not trees in the background Ann – love this superb watercolour.

  • I tried to disguise them, but well you’re just too observant! Ha ha!
    Thanks Glenn!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • JennyArmitage
    JennyArmitageabout 4 years ago
    I just love paintings of essentially nothing, but for the light. The is lovely.
  • Yes, I agree. It’s the light that matters!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 4 years ago

    Excellent job on depicting a sunny day, good use of the paper and light washes.

  • Thank you, Jim. Great comment from you having seen your beautiful work!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottabout 4 years ago

    What a lovely painting. I love the light & movement of the people in this.

  • Thanks Marsha. I was interested in the gestures and the light in this one.

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Elisabeta Hermann
    Elisabeta Hermannabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful painting! Outstandingly executed!

  • Thank you so much Elisabeta. You are kind!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsabout 4 years ago

    Oh wow wow wow Ann ,, your watercolour of these people is “Astonishing !”

    Beautiful light , movement , colours ! makes me feel so so warm , Summer depicted with such style.

  • Thanks Paul. You always say the nicest things!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Marriet
    Marrietabout 4 years ago

    I love the timing – relaxed people having had a full day
    and your lighting is fabulous. : )

  • Thanks Marriet. So glad this has worked for you!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Shirlroma
    Shirlromaabout 4 years ago

    Love the way you have painted the figures well done www.shirleycharlton.com

  • Thank you Shirley. I’ve been looking at your site so I reckon you know what you’re talking about! Some beautiful work.

    – Ann Mortimer

  • ibox
    iboxabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful work – love the execution.

  • You’re very kind, Ibox!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Ken Powers
    Ken Powersabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic light and shadows in this piece! I feel like I am part of the crowd!

  • Oh that’s a great thing to say, Ken. Thank you!

    – Ann Mortimer

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