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Watercolour painting on paper Original artwork,

Healing through Art Group… A relaxing day sitting right on the beach having a picnic and painting, can’t help but be relaxed. On that beautiful sunny day too some young girls on their horses galloped along the beach, pure magic.

Watercolour Painting of Fingal Headland with the lighthouse close to
Northern New South Wales and Queensland border, I usually like a reasonable heavy weight paper 420 grm ,I like to do wet in wet using a very wide hake brush, not much masking liquid.. I have a large amount of unframed and framed works, but not many pics on here yet!


Artist/Painter for over 30 years,Photographer for almost 60.

Life has been and is all about art… . Most Paintings are for sale in original form ,paper, canvas, board, stretched or …I can frame for you and ship anywhere anytime .
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  • Ozcloggie
    Ozcloggieabout 7 years ago

    Have to admit that water colour is great for that sunny, bright look. This certainly reflects the warmth and feel of the clean (hot?) sand and the ocean at its best.

  • Ozcloggie
    Ozcloggieabout 7 years ago

    Now I’m wondering if this is the Fingal Bay Beach, which I assessed for Keep Australia Beautiful, the Clean Beach Challenge, in the Port Stephens area. (I was there on a more cloudy day.)

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanabout 7 years ago

    Thanks Ozcloggie . Yes it’s really clean white sand and it’s just south of Tweed Heads,QLD/NSW border.More info.-

  • clau
    clauabout 7 years ago

    wonderful watercolor!!!

  • cynthiab
    cynthiababout 7 years ago

    gorgeous watercolour art love the how you have painted the sea so fresh and light

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanalmost 7 years ago

    The best of watercolour – bright and fresh.

  • oh this is lovely of you to comment Marion.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Estelle O'Brien
    Estelle O'Brienalmost 7 years ago

    I love the shadows under the vegetation on the sand dunes, the rocks- you’ve suggested so much with so few strokes….and as everyone else has said….such a beautiful clean and fresh appeal.

  • Thanks Estelle sometimes it goes right! I love this paper 425 grams CP [not]full sheet bockingford, love this weight, just tape down and paint on it, doesn’t buckle. I bought a ream at the time, so much fun a whole cupboard full to work on.[25 sheets]

    – Virginia McGowan

  • NautilusBlue
    NautilusBlueabout 6 years ago

    This is really Nice. Well done

  • thnaks much rapt you like it!

    – Virginia McGowan

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 6 years ago

    Brilliant ! I love the brush stokes and colour in this one. Great scenery too !

  • Thanks James! this travelled over to Korea recently for a show… they musn’t have liked it as It came back …. probably not their cup of tea.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonabout 6 years ago

    Wonderful painting with excellent colors and composition, favorite immediately

  • many many thanks Rosalie,

    – Virginia McGowan

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