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This is painted in Acrylics on a 16″ × 20″ canvas. It depicts a street situated in the Dorset town of Christchurch,UK. The street has lots of character and a contemporary view here with the houses adorned with satellite dishes and the tarmac with road markings. I was drawn to the buildings and the rich colours of the bricks, and the signs of weathering and repair over the years (100s). The figure of a tourist is there to help with interest and scale.
Painted in 2012.

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christchurch, house, old houses, architecture, street, landscape, old buildings, church lane, uk town, dorset town, m p davey, martin davey, man in street, man walking, christchurch dorset, road, tourist, row of houses, christchurch painting, town, acrylic painting

Comments

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent work

  • martyee
    martyeealmost 2 years ago

    Thanks very much Joy for your kind comment on this street scene!

  • Bloodnok
    Bloodnokabout 1 year ago

    Superb depiction, such attention to detail it’s almost photographic.

  • martyee
    martyeeabout 1 year ago

    Thanks very much Bloodnok for your kind comments on the christchurch street!

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 1 year ago

    Love your work Martyee! The perspective is fantastic and the figure really brings the painting to life.

  • Thanks very much for your kind words on the Christchurch street painting!

    – martyee

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 1 year ago


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