Watercolour 35×25cm Wand N artists on Saunders 140not
This is for the “street scenes” challenge. I liked the backlit scene so full of life. French markets are so wonderful….every provincial town has one and they are always a feast of delicious food, drink and so many other interesting things. One of those French institutions like street cafes that make you fall in love with that country!

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france, market, shadows, street, sunshine

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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  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartabout 4 years ago

    Superb work Ann…the light is magic…!!!

  • Thank you Meg… French sunshine!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Jorja
    Jorjaabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic work Ann you should be very proud of this one! Jorja

  • Jorja, thank you! It’s a nice memory for me of this town in the Dordogne.

    – Ann Mortimer

  • artsmitten
    artsmittenabout 4 years ago

    fantastic ..well done

  • Thank you artsmitten!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Corinne Pouzet
    Corinne Pouzetabout 4 years ago

    Yes, I agree with you concerning the markets and the cafés here in France, Ann….but not at all with the national sport which is the ‘grêves’ or strikes !!!!
    This painting is an absolute stunner…Fav

  • Ahhhh! La France me manque! Mais pas les greves!! Mais qu’est-ce que tu veux…c’est la France de la Revolution, quand meme? Vous etes tous fiers de vos droits de citoyen. C’est bien, ca! Tandis qu’ici en angleterre on va travailler jusqu’a 65 ans!!! :D

    – Ann Mortimer

  • scallyart
    scallyartabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous. What wonderful work and so many people.

  • Thank you scallyart. I enjoyed trying to give an impression of lots of folks!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • rosalin
    rosalinabout 4 years ago

    wonderful work , Ann ….as always !

  • Thanks rosalin! Fingers crossed..I never am sure whether I will be able to do it when I’m faced with the blank sheet!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Nikonuser
    Nikonuserabout 4 years ago

    Outstanding work Ann.

  • Thank you Nikonuser…You look so young to be such a talented photographer!lol

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Ken Powers
    Ken Powersabout 4 years ago

    Wow! I feel like I am there! Nicely done!

  • Thank you Ken!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonabout 4 years ago

    Oh my gosh!! fabulous! What a great job with all that detail!

  • Thanks for calling by again Leslie! If you look VERY closely, the detail is only hinted at…I’m far too lazy to be otherwise! :D

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Marriet
    Marrietabout 4 years ago

    Wow, nice work Ann. You handle the details so well!

  • Thank you Marriet…smoke and mirrors!

    – Ann Mortimer

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