Martinique

Martinique

I have had a few requests from members to do another street/city scene, so bearing this in mind I printed out this picture I took of a busy day in Martinique, in the Caribbean when we were there on holiday last November.

A busy street scene like this is a bit out of my comfort zone, so I took a small section of the scene that contained figures and building structures, drew it out and did a bit of experimenting.

Painting of a Cherry Tree

Painting of a Cherry Tree

Sitting in the garden in April I noticed how the blossom on the Wild Cherry tree, just the other side of the garden wall, had come on leaps and bounds in just a couple of days.

It occurred to me that this would make a good little painting exercise, so I popped the other side of the wall and took a photo.

Bearing in mind that with watercolour, depicting white areas, is more about what we leave out than what we put in, this could be quite a challenging subject, but I hope you’ll agree, good fun to...

Back to top