There’s no place outdoors like a harbour for getting out of the cold April wind. Here, at Dysart on the East Coast of Scotland, I was fascinated by the sights and sounds as boats were prepared to go back into the water for the new sailing or motoring season. In fact, my painting activities were accompanied by the sound of some men trying to get a small, somewhat ancient motor boat working again– tinkering around as men do on Sundays with their temperamental old motorbikes, vintage cars and so on… So it’s not all glam yachting – there’s a lot of mechanics sometimes and the smell of diesel to accompany the smell of seaweed. I had enough time anyway, to soak up the atmosphere of the harbour and transfer my interpretation to paper. So here it is – “In the Harbour, Dysart”.
“In the Harbour, Dysart” was painted on site on 600g rough, mould-made Hahnemühle paper using Windsor and Newton watercolours paints. It comes mounted in a warm white mount to fit a standard frame size of 40x50cm.
600g rough, mould-made Hahnemühle paper using Windsor and Newton watercolours paints