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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Mallard in the K. & A. Canal, Newbury

Mallard in the K. & A. Canal, Newbury

Size: 0.69m x 0.58m  Medium: Oils on canvas  

May-Jun 2016  

Going with the strong current flow, and swimming quite quickly, this rather elderly Mallard Drake (looking long-in-the-beak!) combines well with the reflections where the River Kennet coincides with the Kennet and Avon Canal in Newbury.

Mallard in the K. & A. Canal, Newbury (map)