TEWKSBURY high street - Gloucester England by Rob Beilby
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Watercolor. This is my interpretation of an old early turn of the century photo of Tewksbury that I found of this beautiful city in the heart of England. The high street in late afternoon as the sun settlesn behind the town creating a sepia haze. It is summer in a time when life was slower, world war one is over and the monument on the corner attests to this..

This 12X16 watercolor on 140 lb Arches paper, using Grumbacher premium W/C paints and russian Sable brushes. I employed a wet on wet technique with several glazes and drybrush to complete.

I am at heart a sailor, a sailor who loves to paint the sea, its moods and shifting colors. Also, there is a keen interest in the history of ships and the sailors that have travelled far distances or perished in a dramatic moment of action, in a sea in turmoil. This influence is evident in dramatic watercolors such as “The Gypsy
Moth IV” fully caught in the teeth of a gale off Cape Horn or “Red Flag Day” at the San Clemente Pier.

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  • Donna19
    Donna19about 2 years ago

    You rock Rob. This is so great.

  • Hey Donna, you are so fast…. thank you so much for your support and I am delighted you like this little bit of sentimental from my old country….

    – Rob Beilby

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 2 years ago

    This is very cool Rob, I like it very much.

  • Hey Jim, Glad you like it, thank you so much for your very kind remarks….

    – Rob Beilby

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterabout 2 years ago

    beautiful xx

  • Hey Lynn, as always thank you so much for your support… glad youn like it…

    – Rob Beilby

  • ANNETTE HAGGER
    ANNETTE HAGGERabout 2 years ago

  • Well thank you Annette I really appreciate this…

    – Rob Beilby

  • Tracie Louise
    Tracie Louiseabout 2 years ago

    This is amazing. All you work is, but I especially love this one :)

  • Tracie, How nice of you to say so, I am so pleased that you like this one, most people are not sure why they like this one " it’s just a feeling" thank you som much…..:))))

    – Rob Beilby

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...8 months ago


    Chosen for Ambiance / Balance / Composition / & Artwork.

  • Thank you Larry, I really appreciate this terrific feature…

    – Rob Beilby

  • hootonles
    hootonles8 months ago

    Such an gorgeous image, well portrayed

  • Thank you for your very nice and kind remarks…

    – Rob Beilby

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