Alexandria Street 1, Egypt
Al Shatby district of Alexandria, Egypt

Vegetable seller, Alexandria Egypt

Fruit_and_veg_market_stall_alexandria

Watercolour 15" x 11" on Bockingford NOT Paper 300 gms

An anonymous vegetable trader down an anonymous street in Alexandria.   Apart from the focal point of the stall, I wanted to also capture the essence of the beautiful ochre-coloured building behind with it's turquoise shutters and the confusing myriad of cables running above your head (I would hate to be a telephone engineer there).  This painting allowed me to try out my new Nicholas Simmons Escoda size 20 brush - a synthetic brush with great holding capacity and a very sharp point.  The brush easily dwarfs all my other brushes.  Apart from the figures, I did the whole painting with this one brush.

 

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portraitartist105

That painting’s fantastic!!
I love your amazing watercolors...beautiful colors!


Portrait Artist

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