Here are Aprils batch of watercolour paintings. Another selection showing the huge variety possible with this underrated , at least in the UK, medium. My aim is to show the vast range of paintings possible with watercolour. Obviously, like everyone else, I have my particular favourites and also tend towards paintings that are loose with the mantra 'less is more'. However that doesn't mean I don't admire and marvel at paintings done in styles and techniques different to those I aspire to. Many of these artists are unknown to me but you can look up most of them on Facebook, which is where the paintings originally appeared.
Milind doesn't usually do flowers but the colours tend to mirror those in his other paintings.
Gerard Hendriks 56 x 76cm
A slightly unusual subject for Gerard but I notice some of his recent paintings are moving into different subjects.
Daniel Guilbert 120 x 80cm
This reminds me of the Trevor Chamberlain painting of a large tanker. I think this not quite up to that standard but not a million miles away.
N B Gurung
Aleksandrs Neberekutins 20 x 30cm
An example of a very loose but effective painting.
Miguel Torres Garcia
Amazing painting this with stunning detail. I don't know the size but obviously quite large.
This is a sketch - wonderful!
I like her loose colourful paintings. No overworking.
The wonderful Bev Jozwiak, I like her jackdaw paintings as well as many others.
The only details here are the eyes, nose and lips but look how they set off the rest of the painting. Great colour choices too.
The great Gerard Hendriks
This may well be the cockerel painted on his DVD. Contrast this with the previous painting by him I've shown..
Obviously another large one (?) but very atmospheric. Look how the river contrasts with the many greys of the rest.
Ali Abbas Syed
I love this but seem to have mislaid the artists name - nevertheless I decided to include it. I love the approach.
Lars Eje Larsson
I only recently became aware of this artist and love his work.