This watercolour painting was a very special commission for Martin, a fisherman with a big birthday. He absolutely loves the river Kennet, a small tributary of the Thames which rises at Avebury, Wiltshire, and joins the Thames at Reading, Berkshire. It’s a remarkably beautiful waterway with long stretches still untamed and rich in wildlife.
The quote is from Blaise Pascal and reads: “Rivers carry us whither we desire to go”
This painting was made on the iPad, digitally, using pixels on a screen. Therefore there is no single original painting, and yet all prints of it are original! You can get your print of this painting in a size and format of your choice from here:
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A painting of the voyage of HMS Beagle, the ship on which Charles Darwin travelled around the world -with particular attention to South America - making discoveries as he went that would change the course of natural science.