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Watercolour with added digital effect. Original painted on Arches 140lb cold press paper with artists’ watercolours, size 18×15cm

They’re here again in the UK, spiking up through the dark soil with their pristine waxy white petals and blue grey foliage. Snowdrops! Love them!

The original vignetted watercolour

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snowdrops, flowers, white, winter, watercolour, raindrop

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

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 2 years ago

    So Lovely! Your contrast is gorgeous, Ann. Snowdrops…little rays of hope ;o}

  • Thank you Sally…now looking for inspiration and new ways of rendering these beauties…this is froma couple of years ago.

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Claudia Dingle
    Claudia Dingleover 2 years ago

    Beautiful.. and such delicate details!

  • Thank you Claudia…I caught the raindrop with the camera where it wasn’t visible for the naked eye, or Perhaps I wasn’t wearing my glasses,lol.

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeover 2 years ago

    Oh how lovely this little droplet on the petal. Gorgeous Ann!

  • ….which is why the camera can enhance our painting! Don’t you think…judicious use thereof? I couldn’t see this droplet with the naked eye. Thanks Beatrice!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 2 years ago

    Really lovely

  • Thanks you so much Karen!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Val Spayne
    Val Spayneover 2 years ago

    Love the little droplet. Snowdrops are springing in up everywhere now………………….love them too!

  • Yes, it’s lovely to see them….thanks Val!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • JenWyse
    JenWyseover 2 years ago

    Love this.Have loads of Snowdrops in my garden too, Spring is in the air! A lovely strong and positive image

  • Thank you so much Jennifer!

    – Ann Mortimer

  • Jacki Stokes
    Jacki Stokesover 2 years ago

    This is delightful Ann. So fresh.

  • Thank you Jacki… Loving your snowdrops too!

    – Ann Mortimer

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