Bill Pike water & reflections

water n.
a colourless, odourless liquid

Yet water, particularly a water surface, has so many wonderful effects which are often taken for granted, or not even noticed, by those whose very existence depends on it in everyday life...

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The images on this site have been produced by scanning 35mm transparencies using a slide scanner. The colours and quality of the images may not therefore be representative of the original paintings.

A Kingfisher at Lower Shiplake III

A Kingfisher at Lower Shiplake III

Size: 0.92m x 0.62m  Medium: Oils on canvas  

Mar-May 2009  

This third version of the Kingfisher I was stalking along the riverbank concentrates more on the wind-formed billow-waves on the water surface and also the foreground foliage is more heavily 'worked-up' thatn in the comparable earlier versions in nos. 189 and 227.

A Kingfisher at Lower Shiplake III (map)